Translation of cure in Spanish:


curar, v.

Pronunciation /kjɔː//kjʊə//kjʊr/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1Medicine

      to cure sb of sth curar a algn de algo
      • Tribal peoples have various applications of medicinal/common plants to cure this ailment.
      • The lesions are widespread and cannot be cured by surgery or embolization.
      • He claims his vitamin therapy can even cure cancer.
      • Her diagnosis is spot on; her holistic therapy has already cured all my ills.
      • Faith healers cure illness by prayer or touch.
      • Now 31, their son is completely cured of autism.
      • If colorectal cancer is found early enough, it can usually be cured by surgery.
      • 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.
      • And the mysterious opening sequence, in which a teenage boy is cured of his stammer by a hypnotist, eludes explanation and classification.
      • A warm tingle seemed to have sparked in my every cell; my headache was suddenly miraculously cured.
      • 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.
      • Having spent much of her life until she was 40 as an invalid, travel miraculously cured her ailments.
      • They have seen medications alleviate pain, cure infections, and diminish anxiety.
      • Her small son was cured of reflux, which he had since birth.
      • And even patients whose hearts beat irregularly all the time can be cured about 75 percent of the time.
      • At least two to four procedures should be applied daily until the illness is completely cured.
      • Who knows, maybe we might have even cured AIDS, or landed on the moon by now!
      • There, children died of diseases that are easily cured in the world outside.
      • The girl is cured of her sickness, leading one to believe that perhaps all she needed was some physical contact.
      • But if I'd hoped that somehow our shared experience that night had gone both ways, I was soon cured of that fantasy.
      • If the cancer has spread to other parts of your body, treatment will not cure the cancer.
      • But I think I am finally cured of my Floyd fascination.
      • I will make sure you are cured of whatever that blackguard did to you!
      • However I'm not cured of the wretched cold and cough that have been my companions for over a week now.
      • He says that he was cured of them in 1990 and there is no reason to doubt this.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • As a side-effect, I was also cured of my desire for self-abuse, and my craving for fingernails.
      • When my flatmate told me about it, my headache was instantly cured!
      • When you're first diagnosed, it's likely you'll be interested in treatments that cure cancer.
      • Marta's path to becoming a healer began when, as a child, she believed she was cured of a paralysis through prayer.
      • But this is Hollywood, and no one's claiming to cure cancer here.
      • We win every time we create a new job or cure an old ailment.
      • 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.
      • He died after a second bone marrow transplant could not cure the disease.
      • This goes to show that correct homoeopathic treatment not only cures the disease, but also restores health at a lower cost.
      • In some cases, they can completely cure the patient of the illness.
      • 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.
      • There is no available medical treatment that immediately cures bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

    • 1.2(remedy)

      (problem/evil) remediar
      (evil/problem) poner remedio a
      • Maybe the small scale man on a bicycle, if not curing the problem completely, can certainly help improve matters.
      • Unless you have a permanent device I don't think you can cure the problem.
      • We discussed why neither the old-time remedy of traditional reform nor the wonder drug of vouchers is likely to cure this problem.
      • A lot of money has been spent on traffic management schemes but none of it has cured the problem.
      • But clearly the very deep sickness in the system itself is not so easily cured.
      • But the tendency is then to think that we've cured the problem.
      • Not only do they fail to cure the problems they are hired to solve; they make the problems worse.
      • This hasn't cured the problem, only helped in moving it to another area.
      • They may have gone some way to cure the traffic problem in the village with the new ramps, but what about the roads themselves?
      • And I think the best way to cure that problem is to show them some results.
      • Making sure that waiting times are genuinely cut won't cure all the problems, but it would help.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • In most of the cases we're not actually curing the problems, we're finding ways around them.
      • Nothing up to this point has cured what was not in the written document.
      • The law will not even cure the problem that inspired it.
      • 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.

  • 2

    • 2.1(preserve)

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

    • 2.2

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

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (effect a cure)
  • 2

    (fish/hides/meat/tobacco) 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
    • And the will to fight is the antidote to despair, the cure for cynicism, and the answer to those faces looking back at me from those photographs on my desk.
    • A medical cure for this disease is unlikely to emerge for some time because of the complexity of the disorder.
    • Although this knowledge is not useful for predictive testing in unaffected individuals, since a cure for Alzheimer's disease is not yet available, it may help guide treatment.
    • Although the media have suggested that the map of the genome will lead to immediate cures for many diseases, scientists remain guarded about the content of the first draft and its clinical implications.
    • The best hope for a cure lies in the open, honest debate that would spring from wholehearted acceptance of the priesthood of all believers.
    • Supernatural diseases require supernatural cures, which often involve consultation with a dead relative, who intervenes with the gods or with powers of Nature to restore health.
    • It is a very important step in beginning the basic research that needs to be done before we can approach treatments and cures.
    • It would be wonderful to find the route to cures for these tragic diseases.
    • In all the research and all the websites in the world, I cannot find any offers of a cure or solution.
    • It could bring better treatments, even cures for diseases that cause a lot of pain and death to millions of people.
    • Therefore, waiting for the treatment to produce a cure is a common practice.
    • We started out looking for clues to a cure for Alzheimer's disease.
    • I particularly liked his cure for sea-sickness: sit under a tree.
    • Even today there are Shamanic practices and rituals performed, and Medicine Men dispense ancient cures for many disease processes.
    • This paper shows clearly that patients' moral concerns and the demands of their social roles are often more important for them than the alleviation of symptoms or the cure of disease.
    • Pharmaceutical companies often fund research that leads to cures and treatments for diseases.
    • If until now hope has come from your expectation of a cure, then ending your treatment might seem like giving up hope.
    • They can be carefully picked or rubbed off but, since the real problem is the slow growth of the host shrub, the best cure is to feed and mulch the shrub, improving its vigour and helping it to outgrow the lichen.
    • Years of hard work remains to be done before the basic research of today can become viable treatments and cures tomorrow.
    • Money that could be directed at researching cures and treatments for disease is being re-directed to provide extra security for existing research.
    • None of these thoughts are total cures or solutions, but I hope there is some value in them.
    • If we do, we shall be foreclosing the possibilities of discoveries that began decades earlier and ultimately may lead to major treatments or even a cure.
    • It is our goal to find treatments and possibly a cure for this rare, life-threatening disease that robs children of their adulthood.
    • That is, for regimens with the same drugs, more treatment means more cures, and vice versa.
    • Human instinct tells me that the search for a cure for all human diseases will never end.
    • That's true, they are not cures but they are treatments.
  • 2

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

    (return to health)
    restablecimiento masculine
    curación feminine
    • There was also a 1.7-times higher chance of cure in the fluticasone group than in the placebo group.
    • Tissue biopsy may be required for definitive diagnosis, and surgical resection for definitive cure.
    • Spas have always been as much about recreation and socializing as about medical cure - think of Bath.
    • Trials to date show similar rates of clinical cure in common respiratory infections.
    • Cancer patients beyond cure are frequently used to set the defining standard for terminal illness.
    • Henry was probably beyond hope of cure after receiving his wound in the neck at the second battle of St Albans in 1456.
    • This would minimize toxic effects while maximizing the chance of cure.
    • Both patients and their physicians are willing to accept a high risk of toxicity if there is a definite chance of cure.
    • Future studies should help clarify the most effective regimens and methods to confirm cure.
    • If the tumor has already metastasized before local therapy is administered, cure is impossible.
    • Persistence of atypical organisms has also been documented after clinical cure.