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Definition of "heal" []

  • To restore to health or soundness; cure. See Synonyms at cure. (verb-transitive)
  • To set right; repair: healed the rift between us. (verb-transitive)
  • To restore (a person) to spiritual wholeness. (verb-transitive)
  • To become whole and sound; return to health. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "heal" in a sentence
  • "Thou promisest to heal their waters, but _their miry places and standing waters_, thou sayest there, _thou wilt not heal_. ["
  • "The English word heal appears in this passage, as the Greek word iomai, meaning “cure.”"
  • "And we were able to give each other enough space to heal from the wounds we inflicted upon ourselves and each other."