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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rem·e·dy /ˈrɛmədi/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 rem·e·dy /ˈrɛmədɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rem·e·dy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Remedied p. pr. & vb. n. Remedying.]  To apply a remedy to; to relieve; to cure; to heal; to repair; to redress; to correct; to counteract.
    I will remedy this gear ere long.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil [syn: redress,
      2: a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
         [syn: curative, cure]
      v 1: set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify
           the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight" [syn:
            rectify, remediate, repair, amend]
      2: provide relief for; "remedy his illness" [syn: relieve]