heal·ing /ˈhɪlɪŋ/ 名詞
自( 行 )修復[ 恢復 ]
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·ing, a. Tending to cure; soothing; mollifying; as, the healing art; a healing salve; healing words.
Here healing dews and balms abound. --Keble.
adj : tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of
herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial
surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and
fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets"
[syn: curative, healing(p), alterative, remedial,
n : the natural process by which the body repairs itself