Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb heal

3 senses of heal

Sense 1
mend, heal -- (heal or recover; "My broken leg is mending")
       => better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate -- (get better; "The weather improved toward evening")

Sense 2
heal -- (get healthy again; "The wound is healing slowly")
       => better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate -- (get better; "The weather improved toward evening")

Sense 3
bring around, cure, heal -- (provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to")
       => help, aid -- (improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient")

Antonyms of adj healed

1 sense of healed

Sense 1
cured, healed, recovered -- (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)

INDIRECT (VIA well) -> ill, sick -- (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering")

Similarity of adj healed

1 sense of healed

Sense 1
cured, healed, recovered -- (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)
       => well (vs. ill) -- (in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well")

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