cure

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkjʊər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kyʊr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kyŏŏr)


Inflections of 'cure' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
cures
v 3rd person singular
curing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
cured
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
cured
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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cure

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [found, try] a new cure (for)
  2. a [permanent, temporary, miracle, magical, natural, possible] cure (for)
  3. there is no known cure for
  4. [a disease, an illness] with no (known) cure
  5. the [patient, man, illness] is beyond cure
  6. [developing, researching] a cure for
  7. [searching, looking] for the cure (to)
  8. [searching] for a cure
  9. [surgery, a transplant] is the only cure
  10. a cure for [cancer, AIDS]
  11. a cure for [unemployment, inflation, rising taxes]
  12. a cure or treatment
  13. a cure for a [hangover, broken heart]
  14. prevention is better than cure
v
  1. cure [cancer, AIDS, polio]
  2. cured his [cancer, disease, insomnia]
  3. cured her [pain, stomach ache, bad back]
  4. seems to have cured my [eczema, problem]
  5. cured him (completely)
  6. cured with [medication, surgery, therapy]
  7. was cured by [doctors, surgery, the treatment]
  8. was cured of (his) [cancer, insomnia, condition]
  9. was miraculously cured (of)
  10. [disease, condition, illness] that cannot be cured
  11. [must, can't, won't] be cured
  12. an [urgent, pressing] need to cure
  13. [likely, unlikely, bound] to cure
  14. cure the [meat, venison, pork]
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