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REMEDY

1. That which relieves or cures a malady; any medication or application which puts an end to malady and restores health; with for; as, a remedy for the gout. 2. That which corrects or counteracts an evil of any kind; a corrective; a counteractive; reparation; cure; followed by for or against, formerly by to. "What may else be remedy or cure To evils which our own misdeeds have wrought, He will instruct us." (Milton) 3. The legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a incorrect. Civil remedy. See Civil. Remedy of the mint, a little allowed deviation from the legal standard of weight and fineness; called also tolerance. Synonym: Cure, restorative, counteraction, reparation, redress, relief, help, help, assistance. Origin: L. Remedium; pref. Re- re- + mederi to heal, to cure: cf. F. Remede remedy, remedier to remedy. See Medical. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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