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English verb: heal

1. heal (change) heal or recover


SamplesMy broken leg is mending.


Synonymsmend


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate

2. heal (body) get healthy again


SamplesThe wound is healing slowly.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody's (body part) ----s


Broader (hypernym)ameliorate, better, improve, meliorate


Narrower (hyponym)granulate, scab, skin over

3. heal (body) provide a cure for, make healthy again


SamplesThe treatment cured the boy's acne.
The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to.


Synonymsbring around, cure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)aid, help


Narrower (hyponym)recuperate


Entailcare for, treat


Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine









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