Remedy meaning

rĕmĭ-dē
Any medicine or treatment that cures, heals, or relieves a disease or bodily disorder or tends to restore health.
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Something that corrects, counteracts, or removes an evil or wrong; relief; redress.
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To cure or heal, as with medicine.
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Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.
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To counteract or rectify (a problem, mistake, or undesirable situation).
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A means, as court action, by which violation of a right is prevented or compensated for; legal redress.
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To put back in proper condition; put right.
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To correct or remove (an evil, etc.)
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To relieve or cure a disease or disorder.
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The way a right is enforced or an injury is redressed—most commonly by imposition of monetary damages.
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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, and habeas corpus are examples of such.
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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.
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Something that corrects or counteracts.
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(law) The legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong.
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A medicine, application, or treatment that relieves or cures a disease.
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To provide or serve as a remedy for.
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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.

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Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.
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The allowance by a mint for deviation from the standard weight or quality of coins.
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To relieve or cure (a disease or disorder).
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Origin of remedy

  • Middle English remedie from Old French from Latin remedium re- re- medērī to heal med- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English remedie, from Old French *remedie, remede, from Latin remedium (“a remedy, cure"), from re- (“again") + mederi (“to heal").

    From Wiktionary