heal /ˈhɪ(ə)l/ 及物動詞
Heal v. t. To cover, as a roof, with tiles, slate, lead, or the like. [Obs.]
Heal, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Healed p. pr. & vb. n. Healing.]
1. To make hale, sound, or whole; to cure of a disease, wound, or other derangement; to restore to soundness or health.
Speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed. --Matt. viii. 8.
2. To remove or subdue; to cause to pass away; to cure; -- said of a disease or a wound.
I will heal their backsliding. --Hos. xiv. 4.
3. To restore to original purity or integrity.
Thus saith the Lord, I have healed these waters. --2 Kings ii. 21.
4. To reconcile, as a breach or difference; to make whole; to free from guilt; as, to heal dissensions.
Heal v. i. To grow sound; to return to a sound state; as, the limb heals, or the wound heals; -- sometimes with up or over; as, it will heal up, or over.
Those wounds heal ill that men do give themselves. --Shak.
Heal, n. Health. [Obs.]
v 1: heal or recover; "My broken leg is mending" [syn: mend]
2: get healthy again; "The wound is healing slowly"
3: provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured
the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but
never managed to" [syn: bring around, cure]