Definition of Cured

1. Adjective. Freed from illness or injury. "When the recovered patient tries to remember what occurred during his delirium"

Exact synonyms: Healed, Recovered
Similar to: Well



2. Adjective. (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity).
Exact synonyms: Vulcanised, Vulcanized
Similar to: Processed

3. Adjective. (used of concrete or mortar) kept moist to assist the hardening.
Similar to: Seasoned

4. Adjective. (used of hay e.g.) allowed to dry.
Similar to: Preserved

5. Adjective. (used especially of meat) cured in brine.
Exact synonyms: Corned
Similar to: Preserved

6. Adjective. (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process ('aged' is pronounced as one syllable).
Exact synonyms: Aged
Similar to: Preserved

Definition of Cured

1. Verb. (past of cure) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cured

1. cure [v] - See also: cure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cured

curdler
curdlers
curdles
curdless
curdleth
curdling
curds
curds and whey
curdy
curdy pus
cure
cure-all
cure-alls
cureall
curealls
cured (current term)
cureless
curelessness
curer
curers
cures
curet
curetment
curetonite
curets
curettage
curettages
curetted
curettement

Literary usage of Cured

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"It took much work on the part of the pathologist to convince the practitioner that clinically cured cases of the so-called "lesser disease" were only ..."

2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1876)
"We now give you the actual result of and experiment made during the past season, for the express purpose of deciding this question: Does tobacco cured off ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"9.5 CASES OF CHOLECYSTITIS TREATED BY EXCISION cured 4 SUMMARY Total number of ... Primary cholecystectomy would almost certainly have cured this patient. ..."

4. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1905)
"INCREASING THE DEMAND FOR CALIFORNIA cured FRUIT PRODUCTS BY ADVERTISING. ... Even with every pound of our cured fruit products in the State handled on the ..."

5. The Lancet (1842)
"cured, 9; relieved, 12; irregu- Under a month 5 Anterior Duration. б to 12 months 3 1 to G ... cured, 32 ; irregular, 10. Average duration of treatment ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"Out of 2.350 patients with mental disease, 556 have been cured. 451 improved, 88 have escaped, and 618 have died; a percentage therefore of 23 of cures. ..."

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