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heal·er

 (hē′lər)
n.
One that heals or attempts to heal, especially a faith healer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.healer - a person skilled in a particular type of therapyhealer - a person skilled in a particular type of therapy
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
naprapath - a therapist who practices naprapathy
alleviator - a therapist who makes suffering more endurable
chiropractor - a therapist who practices chiropractic
curandera - a Mexican woman who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans
curandero - a Mexican man who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans
electrotherapist - someone who specializes in the treatment of disease by electricity
herb doctor, herbalist - a therapist who heals by the use of herbs
naturopath - a therapist who practices naturopathy
osteopath, osteopathist - a therapist who manipulates the skeleton and muscles
physical therapist, physiotherapist - therapist who treats injury or dysfunction with exercises and other physical treatments of the disorder
clinical psychologist, psychotherapist - a therapist who deals with mental and emotional disorders
sangoma - a traditional Zulu healer and respected elder
speech therapist - a therapist who treats speech defects and disorders
Translations
léčitel
healernaturlæge
græîari
liečiteľ
iyileştiren kimse

healer

[ˈhiːləʳ] Ncurandero(a) m/f

healer

[ˈhiːlər] n (= person) → guérisseur/euse m/fhealing powers npl
[herb, stone] → vertus fpl thérapeutiques
[body] → pouvoir m de rétablissement
[healer] → pouvoir m de guérison

healer

nHeiler(in) m(f) (geh); (= herb etc)Heilmittel nt; time is a great healer (prov) → die Zeit heilt alle Wunden (Prov)

healer

[ˈhiːləʳ] nguaritore/trice

heal

(hiːl) verb
(often with up) (especially of cuts, wounds etc) to make or become healthy; to (cause to) return to a normal state or condition. That scratch will heal (up) in a couple of days; this ointment will soon heal your cuts.
ˈhealer noun
a person or thing that heals. Time is the great healer.

heal·er

n. curador-a; curandero-a.

healer

n persona que cura; faith — curandero -ra mf, sanador -ra mf; folk o traditional — curandero -ra mf tradicional
References in periodicals archive ?
To differentiate his role from biomedicine, he described a physician as one who heals a person who has a problem of "physical cause," such as one of "viral or bacterial in origin.
They follow you like hungry children squalling for/ that holy bread they heard about;/ they wolf it down, but only/ one in ten connects the healing/ with the One who heals.
Here we touch a mystery that the person we reject because of prejudice is the one who heals us.

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