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heal,cure之间有什么具体区别
asked Mar 14, 2019 in Questions about English Grammar by 118070100227fengziyi (340 points) | 1,174 views

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“heal” can be used to describe the restore of health, wound or disease. “cure” can be to describe the restore of health and other mental undesirable conditions. Details are shown as follows:

heal:

1. to restore or be restored to health

2. (intr; often foll by over or up)

    (of a wound, burn, etc) to repair by natural processes, as by scar formation

3. (transitive)

   a. to treat (a wound, etc) by assisting in its natural repair

   b. to cure (a disease or disorder)

4. to restore or be restored to friendly relations, harmony, etc

cure:

1. to restore to health or a sound condition; make well; heal

2. to get rid of or counteract (an ailment, evil, bad habit, etc.)

3. to get rid of a harmful or undesirable condition in (with of)

    cured him of lying

4. a. to preserve (meat, fish, etc.), as by salting or smoking

    b. to process (tobacco, leather, etc.), as by drying or aging

5. to encourage the proper hardening of (concrete or mortar) by regulating humidity and temperature

6. to bring about a cure

7. to undergo curing, preserving, or processing

    tobacco cures in the sun

[1]Webster's II New College Dictionary[M]. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005.

answered Oct 15, 2020 by Ariel (34,480 points)

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