cureverb [ T ]uk /kjʊər/ us /kjʊr/
cure verb [ T ] (MAKE WELL)
- He made wild claims about being able to cure cancer.
- Drugs have been developed to cure some duodenal ulcers.
- Some people try hypnotism to cure themselves of addictions.
- She tried to cure the pain in my knee by putting manual pressure on the joint.
- The medicine won't cure her - it merely stops the pain.