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The act of restoring health after injury or illness. Care, including medical and nursing services rendered to a sailor throughout a period of duty, pursuant to the principle that the owner of a vessel must furnish maintenance and cure to a sailor who becomes ill or is injured during service.

The right of a seller, under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), a body of law governing commercial transactions, to correct a delivery of goods that do not conform to contractual terms made to a buyer within the period specified by the contract in order to avoid a breach of contract action.

The actual payment of all amounts that are past due in regard to a default in such payments.


noun antidote, antipoison, antitoxin, assuager, balm, catholicon, corrective, counteractant, elixir, emollient, healing agent, medical treatment, medicament, method of treatment, palliative, panacea, recovery, recuperation, redress, relief, remedy, restoration to health, restorative, salve, sanatio, successful remedial treatment, therapeutic, tonic


verb ameliorate, apply a remedy, correct, doctor, effect a cure, heal, improve, make well, make whole, medicate, meliorate, mend, minister to, nurse, palliate, recall to life, reclaim, recover, rectify, recuperate, redeem, regenerate, rehabilitate, rejuvenate, relieve, relieve of something detrimental, remedy, renew, repair, restore, revive, revivify, right, salve, sanare, soothe, treat
Associated concepts: cured by verdict, curing defect, curing error, curing title, opportunity to cure
See also: change, correction, drug, help, meliorate, panacea, preserve, rectify, redress, reform, relieve, remedial statute, remedy, renew, repair, restore, treat, treatment

CURE. A restoration to health.
     2. A person who had quitted the habit of drunkenness for the space of nine months, in consequence of medicines he had taken, and who had lost his appetite for ardent spirits, was held to have been cured. 7 Yerg. R. 146.
     3. In a figurative sense, to cure is to remedy any defect; as, an informal statement of the plaintiff's cause of action in his declaration is cured by verdict, provided it be substantially stated.

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The enticing representations brought forth by Kakah Ramat and other belian curers working in the Luangan region ultimately aim at evoking a relationship of reciprocity between spirits and people.
Incidentally, apart from the kipper curers and the nearby chocolate and ice cream producers, Peel has other attractions including the award-winning House of Manannan, where the island's Viking and seafaring heritage is traced in a series of interactive displays.
As the curer moves, it removes material from a stock model and the designed part emerges as it would on a machine.
The most successful of these beneficiadores, or vanilla curers, built themselves imposing, French-style mansions with sprawling back courtyards for processing their precious crop.
I've also got to learn about my product--not just the finished product, but where it comes from, talking to the farmers, the slaughterhouses, the cutting plants as well as the curers and slicers.
Aberdeen Fish Curers and Merchants Association chief Robert Milne said 10,000 jobs could be at risk.
the Iowa Meat Processors Association, the Kansas Meat Processors Association, the Livestock Marketing Association, the Maine Independent Meat Packers Association, the Maryland Association of Meat Processors, the Michigan Meat Association, the Missouri Association of Meat Processors, the Montana Meat Processors Association, the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, the National Association of State Meat & Food Inspection Directors, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, the National Country Ham Curers Association, the National Grange, the Nebraska Association of Meat Processors, the New York State Association of Meat Processors, Inc.
Women had few careers apart from marriage, although they are shown as midwives and curers.
The 1917 California legislature also passed the Fisheries Tax Bill, providing that all packers, canners, and curers of fish and all wholesale dealers in crustaceans or mollusks pay the state a tax of 2.
Established shamans regularly do this for they are envious of novices and try to prevent them from becoming curers, but in her case the factor was that most of her paternal relatives were curers and they wanted to retaliate for their son who went to jail because of her.
Another factor to hit the sector is legislative changes, according to Dutch Bacon Curers Association chairman Wim Van Pelt who says the government is handing over responsibility for food safety to the slaughterhouses.
Rhona Grant, of the Aberdeen Fish Curers and Merchants' Association, said: "It would be very unusual to see a cod of this size being landed.