Synonyms for healing


1. healing, bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity
usage: the natural process by which the body repairs itself


1. mend, heal, better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate
usage: heal or recover; "My broken leg is mending"
2. heal, better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate
usage: get healthy again; "The wound is healing slowly"
3. bring around, cure, heal, help, aid
usage: provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"


1. curative, healing(predicate), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic, healthful (vs. unhealthful)
usage: tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets"
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