- [noun] act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
Synonyms: redress, remediation
- [noun] a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
Synonyms: curative, cure
- [verb] set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"
Synonyms: rectify, remediate, repair, amend
- [verb] provide relief for; "remedy his illness"
emetic, vomit, vomitive, nauseant
- magic bullet
ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve
palliative, alleviant, alleviator
panacea, nostrum, cure-all
preventive, preventative, prophylactic