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Remedy meaning

remedy - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. The legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong.
  2. 2. To apply a remedy to; to relieve; to cure; to heal; to repair; to redress; to correct; to counteract.
  3. 3. That which relieves or cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; - with for; as, a remedy for the gout.
  4. 4. That which corrects or counteracts an evil of any kind; a corrective; a counteractive; reparation; cure; - followed by for or against, formerly by to.
  5. 5. That which cures or counteracts an evil, or repairs a loss.
  6. 6. To cure; counteract; repair, remediless.

remedy - examples of usage

  1. These three things are what I think would form a remedy for the present state of matters. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. In order to perceive the limitation of the view of the evils of human life and of their remedy presented by Lucretius, it is not necessary to contrast it with the higher aspects of moral and religious thought in modern times. - "The Roman Poets of the Republic", W. Y. Sellar.
  3. The most effective and most timely remedy is physical examination as a condition of the work certificate. - "Civics and Health", William H. Allen.
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