Curar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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cure
[ˈkjʊə(r)]
noun
1. cura (f)
  • there is no known cure no se conoce ninguna cura
  • beyond cure incurable
transitive verb
2. curar, sanar (person) (of illness); quitar, curar (sentido figurado) (of bad habit)
  • to cure somebody of something curar a alguien de algo
3. curar (preserve) (by salting, drying); curtir (hides)
cure [kjʊəʳ]
noun
(remedy) remedio (m); (course of treatment) cura (f); (process of recovery) curación (f)
there is no known cure no existe curación; to be beyond cure [+person] padecer una enfermedad incurable; [+situation, injustice] ser irremediable; to take a cure (for illness) tomar un remedio
transitive verb
1 (Med) [+disease, patient] curar; [+poverty, injustice, evil] remediar
to cure sb of a habit quitar a algn un vicio
what can't be cured must be endured hay cosas que no queda más remedio que aguantar
2 (preserve) (in salt) salar; (by smoking) curar; (by drying) secar; [+animal hide] curtir;
curar
transitive verb
1. to cure (sanar)
2. to dress (herida)
3. to cure (alimentos)
4. to tan (pieles)
intransitive verb
5. to get well, to recover (enfermo); to heal up (herida)
curarse
pronominal verb
1. to recover (sanar)(de from)
  • curarse en salud to play safe
2. to cure (alimento)
curar
transitive verb
1 (Med) (tratar) to treat; (sanar) to cure
le están curando el resfriado con antibióticos they're treating her cold with antibiotics; este tratamiento me curó la bronquitis this treatment cured my bronchitis
un tratamiento que cura el cáncer esta enfermedad se puede controlar pero no curar
le curó la herida con alcohol she treated o dressed his wound with alcohol; no le consiguió curar la herida he couldn't get his wound to heal
la pomada me curó las cicatrices una broquitis resultado de un resfriado mal curado un remedio que cura todos los males
para curar los males de la sociedad to cure all of society's ills
el tiempo lo cura todo time is a great healer
2 [+carne, pescado] to cure; [+queso] to mature; [+piel] to tan; [+tela] to bleach; [+madera] to season
intransitive verb
(Med) [+fármaco, medicamento] to work; [+paciente] to get better; recover
el niño curó pronto ese tipo de medicamentos no cura
pronominal verb
curarse
1 (Med) [+paciente] to get better; recover; [+herida] to heal (up)
no se me ha curado la herida todavía my wound still hasn't healed (up); curarse de algo: ya me he curado de la gripe I've got over the flu now; nunca se curó del mal de amores he never got over his unrequited love
al sol se curó de sus dolencias
2 (preocuparse)
curarse de algo: nunca se curó de agradar a sus súbditos he never made any effort to please his subjects
3 (And) (S. Cone) (emborracharse) to get drunk; (México) (de resaca) to have the hair of the dog (familiar)
Verb Conjugations for curar
Gerund: curando
Participle: curado
Indicative
PresentPreteritImperfectConditionalFuture
yocurocurécurabacuraríacuraré
curascurastecurabascuraríascurarás
él/ella/Ud.curacurócurabacuraríacurará
nosotroscuramoscuramoscurábamoscuraríamoscuraremos
vosotroscuráiscurasteiscurabaiscuraríaiscuraréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.curancuraroncurabancuraríancurarán
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