US: /ˈhiɫ/
UK: /hˈiːl/

English Vietnamese dictionary

heal /hi:l/
  • ngoại động từ
    • chữa khỏi (bệnh...), làm lành (vết thương...)
      • to heal someone of a disease: chữa cho ai khỏi bệnh gì
    • hàn gắn (mối quan hệ bị nứt rạn)
      • to heal a rift: hàn gắn mối quan hệ bị nứt rạn
    • dàn hoà, hoà giải (mối bất hoà...)
    • nội động từ
      • lành lại (vết thương)

    Advanced English dictionary

    + verb
    1 ~ (up) to become healthy again; to make sth healthy again: [V] It took a long time for the wounds to heal. + The cut healed up without leaving a scar. + [VN] This will help to heal your cuts and scratches. + (figurative) It was a chance to heal the wounds in the party (= to repair the damage that had been done).
    2 [VN] ~ sb (of sth) (old use or formal) to cure sb who is ill; to make sb feel happy again: the story of Jesus healing ten lepers of their disease + I felt healed by his love.
    3 to put an end to sth or make sth easier to bear; to end or become easier to bear: [VN] She was never able to heal the rift between herself and her father. + [V] The breach between them never really healed.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 cure, repair, renew, revitalize, rejuvenate, restore; mend, recuperate, recover, improve:
    The wounds have healed. The ointment healed his wounds. I heal quickly
    2 reconcile, settle, patch up, put or set straight or right, remedy, repair, mend:
    His only wish was to heal the rift with his brother.

    Collocation dictionary


    completely, properly
    The wound hasn't healed properly yet.
    | partially | beautifully, nicely, well | gradually, slowly | quickly | eventually, finally | up
    The wound healed up very nicely.

    Concise English dictionary

    +heal or recover
    +get healthy again
    +provide a cure for, make healthy again