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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
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The funding will be used on a range of innovative projects led by Yokai, the flagship Aboriginal healing project developed by Bringing Them Home and WA Stolen Generations Aboriginal Corporation, created as a result of the appalling period of our nations history between 1910 and 1970 when tens of thousands of Aboriginal children were forcibly removed from their families and taken to church and government run institutions.
To bridge this gap, monthly spiritual services were started in an effort to support health and wellness using traditional Aboriginal healing practices.
A residential school survivor, he has been involved with both the Aboriginal Healing Foundation and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, sharing his story of courage and resilience, and serving as an inspiration to survivors across the country.
The Commission called upon the Government of Canada to build more aboriginal healing lodges, and to expand the availability, use and content of aboriginal-specific programs both inside and outside our correctional institutions.
We call upon the federal government to provide sustainable funding for existing and new Aboriginal healing centres to address the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual harms caused by residential schools, and to ensure that the funding of healing centres in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories is a priority.
Pete begins a process of rehabilitation which includes traditional Aboriginal healing circles and ceremonies.
Historic trauma and Aboriginal healing. Ottawa: The Aboriginal Healing Foundation.
She looks at the certificates she's earned, including first aid and various Aboriginal healing programs.
The approach has been endorsed in Canada by the Aboriginal Healing Foundation ("A.H.F.", 2006) and used by various government departments.
As George Erasmus, in the Aboriginal Healing Foundation's recent book, Cultivating Canada makes clear:
Honouring the Nursing Spirit at the Heart of Aboriginal Healing
"Examining HIV/AIDS among the Aboriginal population of Canada in the post-residential school era." Ottawa: Aboriginal Healing Foundation.

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