cure

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cure(
kyoor
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (remedy)
a. la cura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Researchers still haven't found a cure for this deadly disease.Los investigadores todavía no han encontrado una cura para esta enfermedad mortal.
2. (course of treatment)
a. la cura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The doctor told her that drinking lots of water and getting a lot of rest would be the best cure for her cold.El doctor le dijo que beber mucha agua y descansar mucho sería la mejor cura para su resfriado.
3. (recuperation)
a. la curación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
When Sarah became sick, the people of the village prayed for the cure of her disease.Cuando Sarah se enfermó, la gente del pueblo rezó por la curación de su enfermedad.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(remedy)
a. el remedio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
With romantic breakups, sometimes the only cure is time.Con las rupturas amorosas, a veces el único remedio es el tiempo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to alleviate)
a. curar
Jacinta took the antibiotic for a week, but it didn't cure her strep throat.Jacinta tomó el antibiótico durante una semana, pero no le curó la infección de la garganta.
6. (to preserve)
a. curar
My friend Jordi taught me to cure pork sausage when I visited him in Barcelona.Mi amigo Jordi me enseñó a curar chorizos cuando lo visité en Barcelona.
7.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to solve)
a. remediar
Voting for me for president isn't a silver bullet that will cure all of the ills that face our country.Votar por mí para presidente no es una bala de plata que remedie todos los males que enfrenta nuestro país.
b. quitar
Sally trusted that by getting him away from his reckless friends, she could cure him of his smoking habit.Sally confiaba en que separándolo de sus malas amistades, podría quitarle el hábito de fumar.
c. curar
The second glass of wine seemed to swiftly cure Howard's shyness.La segunda copa de vino pareció curar rápidamente a Howard de su timidez.
8. (to treat)
a. curtir (leather)
The tanner used a frame to cure the hides in his workshop.El curtidor usaba un armazón para curtir los cueros en su taller.
9. (to prepare for use)
a. curar
Once you cure your mortar, it's ready to make guacamole and all kinds of salsas.Una vez que cures tu molcajete, estará listo para preparar en él guacamole y todo tipo de salsas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
10. (to recover)
a. curar
The pirate's wound still hadn't cured, and he was beginning to feel delirious.La herida del pirata todavía no se curaba, y él empezaba a sentirse delirante.
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cure
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la cura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
there is no known cureno se conoce ninguna cura
beyond cureincurable
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (person; of illness)
a. curar, sanar
3. (fig)
a. quitar, curar (of bad habit)
to cure somebody of somethingcurar a alguien de algo
4. (preserve; by salting, drying)
a. curar
5. (hides)
a. curtir
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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;
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