Student Thesaurus

One entry found for heal.
Entry Word: heal
Function: verb
Text: 1 to restore to a healthy condition <a low-fat vegetarian diet, moderate exercise, and stress management help heal a diseased heart> <heal the sick>
Synonyms cure, mend, rehabilitate
Related Words attend (to), care (for), doctor, minister (to), nurse, treat; fortify, rejuvenate, renew, resuscitate, revive; alleviate, fix, relieve, remedy, repair
Phrases take care of
Near Antonyms damage, disable, harm, hurt, impair, injure, lacerate, lame, maim, mangle, mutilate, wound; afflict, ail, debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, lay up, sap, sicken, waste, weaken
2 to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness <most of the soldiers could go home while they were still healing from their wounds> -- see CONVALESCE
3 to bring about recovery from <time heals all wounds, even those of the heart> -- see CURE 1