Definition Of cure


a Christian minister's pastoral charge or area of responsibility for spiritual ministry.

a benefice involving the cure of souls

a parish priest in a French-speaking country or region.

a substance or treatment that cures a disease or condition.

the search for a cure for the common cold

preserve (meat, fish, tobacco, or an animal skin) by various methods such as salting, drying, or smoking.

some farmers cured their own bacon

relieve (a person or animal) of the symptoms of a disease or condition.

he was cured of the disease

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Example Of cure

  • a benefice involving the cure of souls

  • a bid to trace and cure the gearbox problems

  • A prelate is that man, whatsoever he be, that hath a flock to be taught of him; whosoever he be that hath cure of souls.

  • Alum was used to cure leather and fix dyes in cloth as well as for medicinal purposes.

  • And the will to fight is the antidote to despair, the cure for cynicism, and the answer to those faces looking back at me from those photographs on my desk.

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