Rem·e·dy n.; pl. Remedies
1. That which relieves or cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; -- with for; as, a remedy for the gout.
2. That which corrects or counteracts an evil of any kind; a corrective; a counteractive; reparation; cure; -- followed by for or against, formerly by to.
What may else be remedy or cure
To evils which our own misdeeds have wrought,
He will instruct us. --Milton.
3. Law The legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong.
Civil remedy. See under Civil.
Remedy of the mint Coinage, a small allowed deviation from the legal standard of weight and fineness; -- called also tolerance.
Syn: -- Cure; restorative; counteraction; reparation; redress; relief; aid; help; assistance.