The definition of a remedy is a way of correcting something or is a treatment given for an illness or medical condition.
An example of remedy is when you say you are sorry for an argument. An example of remedy is an antibiotic for a bacterial infection.
remedy definition by Webster's New World
noun pl. remedies any medicine or treatment that cures, heals, or relieves a disease or bodily disorder or tends to restore health something that corrects, counteracts, or removes an evil or wrong; relief; redress Law a means, as court action, by which violation of a right is prevented or compensated for; legal redress Origin: Middle English remedie ; from Anglo-French ; from Old French remede ; from Classical Latin remedium ; from re-, again plush mederi, to heal, akin to medicus: see medical transitive verb , remedied remedying to cure or heal, as with medicine to put back in proper condition; put right to correct or remove (an evil, etc.) Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. remedy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. rem·e·dies Something, such as medicine or therapy, that relieves pain, cures disease, or corrects a disorder. Something that corrects an evil, fault, or error. Law A legal order of preventing or redressing a wrong or enforcing a right. The allowance by a mint for deviation from the standard weight or quality of coins. transitive verb rem·e·died
rem·e·dies To relieve or cure (a disease or disorder). To remove, counteract, or rectify. See Synonyms at correct, cure. Origin: Middle English remedie, from Old French, from Latin remedium : re-, re- + medērī, to heal; see med- in Indo-European roots. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. remedy - Business Definition
Legal relief for a wrong, or enforcement of a right. For example, the injured party of a breached contract is offered remedy in the form of monetary damages.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. remedy - Legal Definition
The way a right is enforced
or an injury is redressed—most
commonly by imposition of monetary damages.
A type of remedy that is not usually available, but that is used
when it is shown that it is necessary in order to preserve one’s rights. Writs of mandamus, prohibition,
corpus are examples of such.
A temporary remedy that is incidental to a regular legal
proceeding, but that is needed to preserve the claimant’s rights or to keep
same from suffering irreparable harm pending the action’s conclusion. Temporary
restraining orders, injunctions, attachment, or appointment of receivers are
examples of provisional remedies.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. remedy - Medical Definition
Something, such as medicine or therapy, that relieves pain, cures disease, or corrects a disorder.
To relieve or cure a disease or disorder.