cure noun definition in Ailments and diseases topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Ailments and diseases topic
1 cure (for something) a medicine or medical treatment that cures an illness the search for a cure for cancer There is no known cure but the illness can be treated. The only real cure is rest. 2 the act of curing somebody of an illness or the process of being cured Doctors cannot effect a cure if the disease has spread too far. The cure took six weeks.