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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 ?
'I'll help him in one second but Marvin already knows God is the one who heals. After all, he has been healed several times before.
"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."