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

2 senses of remedy

Sense 1
redress, remedy, remediation -- (act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil)
       => correction, rectification -- (the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right)

Sense 2
remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic -- (a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain)
       => medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug -- ((medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease)

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

2 senses of remedy

Sense 1
rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend -- (set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight")
       => correct, rectify, right -- (make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation")

Sense 2
remedy, relieve -- (provide relief for; "remedy his illness")
       => treat, care for -- (provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics")

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