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Verb
/kyo͝or/,
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cured, past tense; cured, past participle; cures, 3rd person singular present; curing, present participle;
  1. Relieve (a person or animal) of the symptoms of a disease or condition
    • - he was cured of the disease
    • - centuries of science have not cured us of our superstitions
  2. Eliminate (a disease, condition, or injury) with medical treatment
    • - this technology could be used to cure diabetes
  3. Solve (a problem)
    • - stopping foreign investment is no way to cure the fundamental problem
  4. Preserve (meat, fish, tobacco, or an animal skin) by various methods such as salting, drying, or smoking
    • - some farmers cured their own bacon
    • - home-cured ham
  5. Harden (rubber, plastic, concrete, etc.) after manufacture by a chemical process such as vulcanization

  6. Undergo this process

Noun
  1. A substance or treatment that cures a disease or condition
    • - the search for a cure for the common cold
  2. Restoration to health
    • - he was beyond cure
  3. A solution to a problem
    • - the cure is to improve the clutch operation
  4. The process of curing rubber, plastic, or other material

  5. A Christian minister's pastoral charge or area of responsibility for spiritual ministry
    • - a benefice involving the cure of souls
  6. A parish


  1. bring around: provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"
  2. remedy: a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
  3. prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay"
  4. make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"; "cure cement"; "cure soap"
  5. be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun"
  6. (cured) freed from illness or injury; "the patient appears cured"; "the incision is healed"; "appears to be entirely recovered"; "when the recovered patient tries to remember what occurred during his delirium"- Normon Cameron
  7. A cure or remission is the end of a medical condition. The term may refer specifically to a substance or procedure that ends the medical condition, such as a medication, a surgical operation, a change in lifestyle, or even a philosophical mindset that helps a person suffer. ...
  8. From the Latin curatus (compare Curator), a curate is a person who is invested with the care, or cure (cura), of souls of a parish. In this sense it correctly means a parish priest. In Anglican churches, however, the term is usually used for an assistant priest or deacon. ...
  9. CURE (Cancer Updates, Research, and Education) is a free magazine for cancer patients, survivors, and health care professional in the oncology field. The publication is the largest consumer magazine in the United States focused entirely on cancer with a circulation of 325,000. ...
  10. Cure Magazine is Japan's premier Rock and Style magazine. It features the latest Visual-Kei rock bands as well as fashion and styling tips. It also has the latest news and trends on the Visual-Kei scene. * English website
  11. In some denominations of Christianity, the cure of souls (cura animarum), an archaic translation which is better rendered today as "care of souls," is the exercise by a priest of his office. ...
  12. The Cure is a 112 km long river in central France, a right tributary of the Yonne. Its source is in Gien-sur-Cure, in the Morvan hills. Its course crosses the following départements and towns: *Nièvre: Montsauche-les-Settons *Yonne: Vézelay, Vermenton
  13. a method, device or medication that restores good health; a solution to a problem; a process whereby a material is caused to form permanent molecular linkages by exposure to chemicals, heat, pressure and/or weathering; Care, heed, or attention; Spiritual charge; care of soul; the office of a ...
  14. (Cured) Debris or herbaceous vegetation that has dried and lost its green color.
  15. (Cured) Under the heading of cured pork may be included many of the cuts of pork, for a large part of a pork carcass can be preserved by curing. However, this term is usually restricted to include salt pork, bacon, and ham. Ham can either be dry cured or wet cured. ...
  16. (Cured) [feed] preserved by drying, chemical additives or other preservation methods.
  17. Cured compost that has stabilized and is ready to be planted in.
  18. To dry inks, varnishes or other coatings after printing to ensure good adhesion and prevent setoff.
  19. For cellular rubber, the time period and temperature in which various chemical reactions (e.g. cross-linking) occurs. This phase of a process is critical as too much time will produce an over-cured product and too little time will produce an under-cured product.
  20. To treat with an ingredient, usually salt and/or sugar, originally for the purpose of preserving foods by protecting them from bacteria, molds, etc.
  21. the sufficient payment of existing default money to reinstate or pay off a loan currently in default.
  22. To vulcanize; also time and temperature conditions used to vulcanize a tire.
  23. A cure is when a property owner attempts to clear the previous debt (past due mortgage payments, etc), but this is something that has to occur a certain amount of time. Once the “notice of intent to cure” is taken care of, it’s up to the owner to get those debts paid. ...
  24. Another term for tire vulcanization – the application of heat and pressure to the green tire to complete its construction.
  25. The process of drying inks or coatings through chemical processes to develop strong adhesion