[ verb ] set straight or right
"remedy these deficiencies" "rectify the inequities in salaries" "repair an oversight"
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
It urged that the city `` take steps to remedy '' this problem .
[ noun ] act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
Used in print(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)
A traditional Lao explanation is that the moon was being swallowed by a toad , and the remedy was to make all possible noise , ideally with firearms .(Charles Wharton Stork, "Verner von Heidenstam"...)
Strindberg 's remedy for this condition was to tear_down the old structures and build anew from the ground up .
[ noun ] (medicine,pharmacology) a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
Used in print(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)
As a result , most people do n't have more than a vague idea what folklore actually is ; they see it as a potpourri of charming , moral legends and patriotic anecdotes , with a superstition or remedy thrown_in here_and_there .