Heal definitions

hēl
To become well or healthy again; be cured.
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To become closed or scarred.
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To make sound, well, or healthy again; restore to health.

Heal the sick.

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To free from grief, troubles, evil, etc.
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To set right; repair.

Healed the rift between us.

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To ease or relieve (emotional distress).

Only time can heal her grief.

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Heal is defined as to make or become healthy, or to be comforted again.

An example of heal is an acupuncturist taking away a person's migraines.

An example of heal is a broken bone growing back together.

An example of heal is a person becoming happy again after a break up.

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To cover, as for protection.
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(obsolete) Health.

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To restore to health or soundness; cure.

Healed the sick patient.

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To be relieved or eliminated.

The rift between them finally healed.

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To recover from an illness or injury; return to health.
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To experience relief from emotional distress.

Gave the grieving family time to heal.

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To cure or get rid of (a disease)
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To cause (a wound, sore, etc.) to become closed or scarred so as to restore a healthy condition.
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To remedy or get rid of (grief, troubles, etc.)
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To make up (a breach, differences, etc.); reconcile.
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To make better from a disease, wound, etc.; to revive or cure.

This bandage will heal your cut.

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(intransitive) To become better.

Bandages allow cuts to heal.

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To reconcile, as a breach or difference; to make whole; to free from guilt.

To heal dissensions.

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Origin of heal

From Middle English helen, from Old English hǣlan (“to heal, cure, save, greet, salute”), from Proto-Germanic *hailijaną (“to heal, make whole, save”), from Proto-Indo-European *koil- (“safe, unharmed”). Cognate with Scots hale, hail (“to heal”), Eastern Frisian heila, heilen (“to heal”), West Frisian hielje, Dutch helen (“to heal”), German heilen (“to heal”), Danish hele, Swedish hela (“to heal”). More at whole.