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rem•e•dy



Pronunciation: (rem'i-dē), [key]
n., pl. -dies,
v., -died, -dy•ing.


n.
1. something that cures or relieves a disease or bodily disorder; a healing medicine, application, or treatment.
2. something that corrects or removes an evil of any kind.
3. Law.legal redress; the legal means of enforcing a right or redressing a wrong.
4. Coinage.a certain allowance at the mint for deviation from the standard weight and fineness of coins; tolerance.

v.t.
1. to cure, relieve, or heal.
2. to restore to the natural or proper condition; put right: to remedy a matter.
3. to counteract or remove: to remedy an evil.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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