rem·e·dy /ˈrɛmədɪ/ 名詞
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.
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.
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]