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REMEDIAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does remedial mean? 

REMEDIAL (adjective)
  The adjective REMEDIAL has 2 senses:

1. tending or intended to rectify or improve
2. tending to cure or restore to health

  Familiarity information: REMEDIAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REMEDIAL (adjective)


Sense 1remedial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Tending or intended to rectify or improve

Context examples:

a remedial reading course / remedial education

Similar:

bettering (changing for the better)


Sense 2remedial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Tending to cure or restore to health

Synonyms:

alterative; curative; healing; sanative; therapeutic; remedial

Context examples:

curative powers of herbal remedies / her gentle healing hand / remedial surgery / a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air / a therapeutic agent / therapeutic diets

Similar:

healthful (conducive to good health of body or mind)


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