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heal

 (hēl)
v. healed, heal·ing, heals
v.tr.
1.
a. To restore to health or soundness; cure: healed the sick patient.
b. To ease or relieve (emotional distress): Only time can heal her grief.
2. To set right; repair: healed the rift between us.
v.intr.
1.
a. To recover from an illness or injury; return to health.
b. To experience relief from emotional distress: gave the grieving family time to heal.
2. To be relieved or eliminated: The rift between them finally healed.

[Middle English healen, from Old English hǣlan; see kailo- in Indo-European roots.]

heal′a·ble adj.

healing

  • balsam - First referred to an aromatic resinous substance with healing or soothing properties.
  • healing, curing - Healing is a process in which an organism's health is restored; curing is a method that promotes healing.
  • psychiatry - From Greek psykhe, "mind," and iatreia, "healing."
  • salve - The main semantic element is "healing," but the etymological meaning is "oily substance."
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.healing - the natural process by which the body repairs itselfhealing - the natural process by which the body repairs itself
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
convalescence, recuperation, recovery - gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
conglutination, union - healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones
Adj.1.healing - tending to cure or restore to healthhealing - 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"
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"

healing

adjective
1. restoring, medicinal, therapeutic, remedial, restorative, curative, analeptic, sanative Get in touch with the body's own healing abilities.
2. soothing, comforting, gentle, mild, assuaging, palliative, emollient, lenitive, mitigative I place my hands on their head in a healing way, and calm them down.
Translations

healing

[ˈhiːlɪŋ]
A. ADJcurativo, sanativo
B. Ncuración f

healing

nHeilung f; (of wound)(Zu)heilen nt
adj (Med) → Heil-, heilend; (fig)besänftigend; healing processHeilprozess m; healing powersHeilkräfte pl, → heilende Kräfte pl

healing

[ˈhiːlɪŋ]
1. adj (waters, power) → curativo/a; (ointment) → curativo/a, medicamentoso/a
to have healing hands → essere un(a) pranoterapeuta m/f
2. nguarigione f

heal·ing

1. n. curación, recuperación de la salud;
___ processproceso de ___
2. curanderismo.

healing

n curación f; (wound) cicatrización f; the art of healing..el arte de curar… Steroids can retard healing..Los esteroides pueden retrasar la cicatrización; faith — curanderismo; folk — o traditional — medicina popular or tradicional, curanderismo
References in classic literature ?
It was the healing of a fourteen-year-old boy, whose mother brought him to Father Sergius insisting that he should lay his hand on the child's head.
The mother left with her son, and a month later the boy recovered, and the fame of the holy healing power of the starets Sergius (as they now called him) spread throughout the whole district.
Well,' answered the first raven, 'my eyes are in no want of this healing bath, for, Heaven be praised, they are as good as ever they were; but my wing has been very feeble and weak ever since it was shot by an arrow many years ago, so let us fly at once to the lake that I may be restored to health and strength again.
He filled a bottle with the healing water, and then continued his journey in the best of spirits.
Ferko felt so sorry for the little beast that he spoke to it in the most friendly manner, and washed its small paws with the healing water.
Ferko was no less willing to help her than he had been to help the wolf and the mouse, so he poured some healing drops over the wounded wing.
The Wolf, being thus fearfully mauled, said, "I am rightly served, for why did I attempt the art of healing, when my father only taught me the trade of a butcher?
Nay,'' said Isaac, releasing his hold, ``it grieveth me as much to see the drops of his blood, as if they were so many golden byzants from mine own purse; and I well know, that the lessons of Miriam, daughter of the Rabbi Manasses of Byzantium whose soul is in Paradise, have made thee skilful in the art of healing, and that thou knowest the craft of herbs, and the force of elixirs.
It is besides probable, considering the wonderful cures they are said to have performed, that the Jews possessed some secrets of the healing art peculiar to themselves, and which, with the exclusive spirit arising out of their condition, they took great care to conceal from the Christians amongst whom they dwelt.
Her knowledge of medicine and of the healing art had been acquired under an aged Jewess, the daughter of one of their most celebrated doctors, who loved Rebecca as her own child, and was believed to have communicated to her secrets, which had been left to herself by her sage father at the same time, and under the same circumstances.
Rebecca examined the wound, and having applied to it such vulnerary remedies as her art prescribed, informed her father that if fever could be averted, of which the great bleeding rendered her little apprehensive, and if the healing balsam of Miriam retained its virtue, there was nothing to fear for his guest's life, and that he might with safety travel to York with them on the ensuing day.
While my seared soul was steeped in the healing balm of those gracious sounds, it seemed to me that I could almost resuffer the torments which had gone before, in order to be so healed again.