Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun healing

1 sense of healing

Sense 1
healing -- (the natural process by which the body repairs itself)
       => bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity -- (an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity")

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 healing

1 sense of healing

Sense 1
curative, healing (predicate), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic -- (tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets")

INDIRECT (VIA healthful) -> unhealthful -- (detrimental to good health; "unhealthful air pollution"; "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint")

Similarity of adj healing

1 sense of healing

Sense 1
curative, healing (predicate), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic -- (tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets")
       => healthful (vs. unhealthful) -- (conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance")

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