Definition of cure

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • cure is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • cure is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • cure is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of cure


  • a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. curative
    2. remedy
    3. therapeutic
  • provide a cure for, make healthy again (verb)

    Examples

    1. The treatment cured the boy's acne

    Synonyms

    1. bring around
    2. heal
  • be or become preserved (verb)

    Examples

    1. the apricots cure in the sun
  • make (substances) hard and improve their usability (verb)

    Examples

    1. cure resin
    2. cure cement
    3. cure soap
  • prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve (verb)

    Examples

    1. cure meats
    2. cure pickles
    3. cure hay

See definition of cure in Merriam Webster

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