Translation of cure in Spanish:


curar, v.

Pronunciation: /kjʊr//kjʊə//kjɔː/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1Medicine

      (of habit/idea) quitarle algo a algn
      to cure sb of sth curar a algn de algo
      • The lesions are widespread and cannot be cured by surgery or embolization.
      • Many go to visit it and there are stories of people being cured of serious ailments because they had the faith to do their religious practice in this place.
      • If colorectal cancer is found early enough, it can usually be cured by surgery.
      • I am cured of my bout of tonsillitis and i am now fighting fit, but none the less it has been a tough few days.
      • He died after a second bone marrow transplant could not cure the disease.
      • Faith healers cure illness by prayer or touch.
      • There is no available medical treatment that immediately cures bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
      • Marta's path to becoming a healer began when, as a child, she believed she was cured of a paralysis through prayer.
      • When my flatmate told me about it, my headache was instantly cured!
      • A warm tingle seemed to have sparked in my every cell; my headache was suddenly miraculously cured.
      • In some cases, they can completely cure the patient of the illness.
      • But this is Hollywood, and no one's claiming to cure cancer here.
      • And the mysterious opening sequence, in which a teenage boy is cured of his stammer by a hypnotist, eludes explanation and classification.
      • Most English historians were cured of such flatulent emotion by the carnage of the first world war, the desolation of the great slump and the perilously tight margin of victory in the second world war.
      • But if I'd hoped that somehow our shared experience that night had gone both ways, I was soon cured of that fantasy.
      • They have seen medications alleviate pain, cure infections, and diminish anxiety.
      • He claims his vitamin therapy can even cure cancer.
      • Her diagnosis is spot on; her holistic therapy has already cured all my ills.
      • I will make sure you are cured of whatever that blackguard did to you!
      • At least two to four procedures should be applied daily until the illness is completely cured.
      • As a side-effect, I was also cured of my desire for self-abuse, and my craving for fingernails.
      • Now 31, their son is completely cured of autism.
      • David found himself the subject of a phenomenon as he was unexplainably cured of the Crohn's disease with which he suffered for 14 years while on a trip to Medjugorje.
      • He says that he was cured of them in 1990 and there is no reason to doubt this.
      • If the cancer has spread to other parts of your body, treatment will not cure the cancer.
      • We win every time we create a new job or cure an old ailment.
      • Many's the baby in arms was cured of the thrush and many's the old man was cured of the ringworm in a public house snug by the genuine and original faith healers who would receive a bottle of stout as payment.
      • However I'm not cured of the wretched cold and cough that have been my companions for over a week now.
      • When you're first diagnosed, it's likely you'll be interested in treatments that cure cancer.
      • One of our conclusions at the closing of this conference could very well be that after the digital revolution we are all cured of our techno-phobia.
      • There, children died of diseases that are easily cured in the world outside.
      • And even patients whose hearts beat irregularly all the time can be cured about 75 percent of the time.
      • Who knows, maybe we might have even cured AIDS, or landed on the moon by now!
      • The girl is cured of her sickness, leading one to believe that perhaps all she needed was some physical contact.
      • Having spent much of her life until she was 40 as an invalid, travel miraculously cured her ailments.
      • But I think I am finally cured of my Floyd fascination.
      • This goes to show that correct homoeopathic treatment not only cures the disease, but also restores health at a lower cost.
      • A Swindon woman who says she was cured of severe back pain by a bracelet was so impressed with her return to health that she has now abandoned a career as a driving instructor to sell them full-time.
      • Her small son was cured of reflux, which he had since birth.
      • Tribal peoples have various applications of medicinal/common plants to cure this ailment.

    • 1.2(remedy)

      (evil/problem) remediar
      (problem/evil) poner remedio a
      • But the tendency is then to think that we've cured the problem.
      • Nothing up to this point has cured what was not in the written document.
      • This hasn't cured the problem, only helped in moving it to another area.
      • In the past, victims of severe blushing were prescribed beta-blockers or anti - depressants, or offered counselling, none of which cured the problem.
      • I believe that returning to the tradition is part of the way to cure the ethical problem.
      • Making sure that waiting times are genuinely cut won't cure all the problems, but it would help.
      • Maybe the small scale man on a bicycle, if not curing the problem completely, can certainly help improve matters.
      • The law will not even cure the problem that inspired it.
      • A lot of money has been spent on traffic management schemes but none of it has cured the problem.
      • The money will help to cure the flooding problem and will also ensure that the road surface water from the Carlow road will also be piped.
      • It looked as though new glow plugs had cured the starting problem but this morning, after standing out all night, it was just as difficult to get the darn thing going as it was before.
      • But clearly the very deep sickness in the system itself is not so easily cured.
      • I also remembered how the council cured the problem of the starlings and the thought that this could be applied to the people who insist on depositing this gum everywhere crossed my mind.
      • Unless you have a permanent device I don't think you can cure the problem.
      • And I think the best way to cure that problem is to show them some results.
      • They may have gone some way to cure the traffic problem in the village with the new ramps, but what about the roads themselves?
      • Not only do they fail to cure the problems they are hired to solve; they make the problems worse.
      • In most of the cases we're not actually curing the problems, we're finding ways around them.
      • We discussed why neither the old-time remedy of traditional reform nor the wonder drug of vouchers is likely to cure this problem.

  • 2

    • 2.1(preserve)

      (meat/fish) curar
      • Serve with salad, gherkins and cold sliced cured meats and ham.
      • This includes luncheon meats and smoked ham which are cured or contain preservatives.
      • Overall, 20 gold medals went to Irish companies submitting cured meats, ice cream jams, chutneys, coffees chocolates and smoked fish.
      • Out of one oven came a complete mini-pumpkin, the hollow inside filled with rice, chestnuts and cured meat.
      • Another gripe is salt levels - fractionally higher in some organic cured meats, and mayonnaise, than in their non-organic counterparts.
      • Meanwhile, he has called on tobacco farmers to use electricity to cure their tobacco and not timber because depletion of trees would cause harm to the environment.
      • Everything except the bacon is our own, and next year we hope to cure some pork for bacon so we'll be able to do it all ourselves.
      • The noun ‘pickle’ is also applied to the mixture of salt, saltpetre, and spices used to cure meats such as ham and bacon.
      • Around three million Melton Mowbray pies, which contain pork rather than cured meat, are made in the Leicestershire borough every year.
      • It's used for curing meat, and theoretically renders it safe to eat even without cooking.
      • But when you move up there are other things to do with eggs and cured meat.
      • But don't overlook other cuts of meat on offer, from boned and rolled roasts to fillets and cured bacon.
      • Safely refreeze cured meats that are still cold to the touch (40 degrees or less).
      • It took her a few days to clean and cure the skins properly and salvage enough to do anything useful with them.
      • Regular pancetta is cured not smoked, and it is rolled into a sausage-like shape.
      • Poorly cured skins of some darkly furred animal clothed it, adding to its emanating body odor, which attracted a small swarm of flies.
      • Pork was cured with salt and became ham or bacon.
      • Their flesh was cured and preserved into amulets.
      • They didn't go empty handed, they brought tea, sugar, home-made bread, eggs, home cured bacon and twist tobacco.
      • We took a spin on the classic, restaurant-style wrapped filet by crusting a roast with two cured meats - bacon and prosciutto.

    • 2.2

      (rubber) vulcanizar
      • The second exposure stage is further performed to cure the resin in the ultra-violet radiation system.
      • Goodyear noticed a tiny line of perfectly cured rubber on the edge of the piece.
      • The latex films or coatings may be cured at ambient temperatures or may be thermally cured.
      • Oftentimes this involves using man lifts, which can have trouble maneuvering over curing materials like polyethylene plastic sheets or burlap-bonded plastic coverings.
      • A process for making the deflection member comprises curing a coating of a liquid photosensitive resin supported by a forming surface through a mask having a pattern of transparent and opaque regions.
      • It can also make the difference between success and failure in controlling evaporation between placing and curing the concrete.
      • Synthetic rubber erasers are vulcanized (cooked under pressure) to cure the rubber, but vinyl erasers skip this part.
      • Some products are hemp-fused, which means the rubber is cured directly onto a hemp fabric.
      • Waxes are not usually used to cure base concrete, but brooming to expose the aggregate surface removes the wax.
      • There are two types of UV curing systems: flood curing and spot curing.
      • It was left steeping in vats or ‘black pits’ and was mixed with layers of oak bark which cured the material.
      • After sufficient curing the new grout should be sealed with a good penetrating sealer.
      • The lamp source is selected to provide the appropriate wavelength range of light to cure the material.
      • In addition to the lengthy hand lay-up of the materials, there is the use of an autoclave to cure the epoxy resin.
      • The sandwich structure is then heated to cure the resin.
      • Alum was used to cure leather and fix dyes in cloth as well as for medicinal purposes.
      • When latex gloves are manufactured, chemicals, curing agents, and accelerators are added to give gloves these desired properties.
      • The lab can make the chips with $30 bottles of rubber, an ultraviolet light to create molds and a convection oven to cure the rubber.
      • Because the big thing about the large reactors is, you have to pour concrete, and you have to cure the concrete.
      • Early in 1942 cured natural rubber from the plantation was loaded on to planes.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (effect a cure)
  • 2

    (tobacco/hides/meat/fish) curarse


  • 1

    (for disease) cura feminine
    (for problem) remedio masculine
    there's no cure for this condition esta enfermedad no tiene cura
    • to be beyond / past cure no tener curación/remedio
  • 2

    (course of treatment)
    cura feminine
    to take / go on a cure tomar las aguas
  • 3

    (return to health)
    restablecimiento masculine
    curación feminine