Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “cure”

cure

verb [T]     /kjʊər/
MEDICINE B1 to make someone with an illness healthy again: Getting a better chair completely cured my back problems.Recovering from illness
PROBLEM to solve a problem: the fight to cure social inequalitySolving and solutions
(Definition of cure verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “cure”

Definitions of “cure” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

navigate

to direct the way that a ship, aircraft, etc. will travel, or to find a direction across, along, or over an area of water or land, often by using a map

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More