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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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Just as God, with the help of Itak Silu Malik, once created human beings out of figures, so do Kakah Ramat and other Luangan curers make figures when they want to effect changes in the world.
The most successful of these beneficiadores, or vanilla curers, built themselves imposing, French-style mansions with sprawling back courtyards for processing their precious crop.
For example, it was not unusual for a curer to stanch battlefield wounds and to be equally gifted at administering febrifuges to break fevers.
On ne prend jamais ou presque le soin de curer la cavite ou encore de compacter le bitume pour lui donner plus d'adherence au sol.
I had a curer in a local pub with an old lad who could only communicate by way of Irish songs, which entertained us for a good while and made me more excited for our trip to Dublin.
visual inspection are - Curer equipment drainage to allow the passage of a camera,- Inspecting equipment drainage using a camera,- Identify all the defects observed- Prepare a review report with the state of the equipment, to transmit to the engineering office.
We have access to the best curer for many miles around," he said.
Designated the WT05, the new curer will help manufacturers meet the ever-increasing demand for quick and efficient production.
This enabled some bacon connoisseurs to claim that they could tell, blindfold, from which curer a particular rasher of bacon had originated.
The latter is not a curer but a man who possesses spells and particular ritual procedures for expelling spirits.
Mr Bishop's father worked as a ham curer for Marsh & Baxter, meat suppliers to royalty, in Brierley Hill.
Apres 1971, date de la reception de l'universite de Constantine, la Medersa fut transformee en bibliotheque universitaire, avant de devenir le Curer (Centre universitaire de recherche et de realisation).