Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
remedy /'remidi/
  • danh từ
    • thuốc, phương thuốc; cách điều trị, cách chữa cháy
    • phương pháp cứu chữa, biện pháp sửa chữa
    • sự đền bù; sự bồi thường
    • sai suất (trong việc đúc tiền)
    • ngoại động từ
      • cứu chữa, chữa khỏi
      • sửa chữa
      • đền bù, bù đắp
        • final victory will remedy all set-backs: thắng lợi cuối cùng sẽ đền bù lại những thất bại đã qua
    Concise Dictionary
    +act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
    +a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    +set straight or right
    +provide relief for

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 cure, treatment, therapy, antidote, counteractant, countermeasure, medication, medicament, medicine, prescription, drug, pharmaceutical, cure-all, panacea, nostrum, restorative, specific:
    What remedy did the doctor recommend?
    2 cure, antidote, cure-all, panacea, nostrum, countermeasure, relief, redress, answer, solution:
    Knowledge is the only remedy for superstition.
    3 cure, treat, heal, mend, restore, relieve, soothe, control, ease, mitigate, alleviate:
    The ointment will remedy the itching but not the infection causing it
    4 correct, rectify, reform, improve, ameliorate, redress, repair, put or set right, straighten out:
    How can I remedy a situation that has already gone too far?
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun (plural remedies) ~ (for / to sth)
    1 a way of dealing with or improving an unpleasant or difficult situation: There is no simple remedy for unemployment. + There are a number of possible remedies to this problem.
    2 a treatment or medicine to cure a disease or reduce pain that is not very serious: a natural / herbal remedy + an excellent home remedy for sore throats
    3 ~ (against sth) (law) a way of dealing with a problem, using the processes of the law: Holding copyright provides the only legal remedy against unauthorized copying. + What's my remedy in law in this case?
    + verb (remedies, remedying, remedied, remedied) [VN] to correct or improve sth: to remedy a deficiency / problem / mistake + This situation is easily remedied.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 treatment/medicine


    effective, good | correct | wrong | common | traditional | ancient, old | folk | home | herbal, homoeopathic, natural | cold
    The player insists that he merely took a cold remedy and not a banned substance.


    One dose of the remedy is sufficient.


    take, use | need | try | give sb
    The remedy was given in different strengths to a group of volunteers.
    | prescribe (sb) | prepare
    The remedies are all prepared from wild flowers.
    | find
    They're hoping to find a remedy for the condition.


    be available | work
    She tried various remedies, but none of them worked.


    ~ for
    He took a herbal remedy for his hay fever.

    2 way of dealing with a problem


    adequate, effective, good
    Your best remedy is to go to the small claims court.
    | appropriate, suitable | easy, simple
    There's no easy remedy for unemployment.
    | common, usual | alternative | desperate, drastic | proposed | civil (law), common/private/public law, contractual, judicial, legal, statutory


    have | pursue, seek
    They will have to seek a judicial remedy for breach of contract.
    | resort to
    Desperate remedies were resorted to in the search for food.
    | exhaust
    They advised him to exhaust all other remedies before applying to court.
    | create | offer | afford (sb), grant sb, provide (sb with)
    remedies afforded to creditors by a bankruptcy order


    be available | lie in sth
    When the reservoir becomes blocked, the only remedy lies in cleaning the entire system.


    ~ against
    The agreement states that he has a remedy against the subcontractor.
    | ~ for
    remedies for breach of contract
    | ~ in
    You have a remedy in civil law.


    rights and remedies
    The Act created rights and remedies for consumers.



    This could easily be remedied if the authorities were willing.


    attempt to, seek to, take steps to, try to
    The government should have taken steps to remedy the situation.

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