Definition of CURED

verb : CURED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to" ;

  • 2. (

    ) prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay" ;

  • 3. (

    ) make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"; "cure cement"; "cure soap" ;

  • 4. (

    ) be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun" ;

Adjective : CURED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) freed from illness or injury; "the patient appears cured"; "the incision is healed"; "appears to be entirely recovered"; "when the recovered patient tries to remember what occurred during his delirium"- Normon Cameron ;

  • 2. (

    ) (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity) ;

  • 3. (

    ) (used of concrete or mortar) kept moist to assist the hardening ;

  • 4. (

    ) (used of hay e.g.) allowed to dry ;

  • 6. (

    ) (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable) ;


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