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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 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?
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.
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.
So we bore in Umslopogaas, and I caused broth to be made and poured it down his throat; also I cleansed his great wound and bound healing herbs upon it, plying all my skill.
Nez Perce camp A chief with a hard name The Big Hearts of the East Hospitable treatment The Indian guides Mysterious councils The loquacious chief Indian tomb Grand Indian reception An Indian feast Town-criers Honesty of the Nez Perces The captain's attempt at healing.
The art of healing also has achieved some of its most glorious triumphs in the compressions, extensions, trepannings, colligations, and other surgical or diaetetic operations by which Irregularity has been partly or wholly cured.
I sit in my study writing by lamplight, and suddenly I see again the healing valley below set with writhing flames, and feel the house behind and about me empty and desolate.
ALMOST every country has its medicinal springs famed for their healing virtues.
Here I discern the signs and motions of the heavens and the stars; the laws that control the winds; the number of the sands on the seashore; the healing of the sick; the virtues of all simples, of birds, and of precious stones.
On the evening when he pretended to be drugged I looked at his hand and saw a thin silk bandage covering the signs of a slight healing wound.
An immense charity for the healing of the weak," assented the Professor sardonically.