1. [syn: cured, healed, recovered]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Heal \Heal\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Healed (h[=e]ld); p. pr. &
vb. n. Healing.] [OE. helen, h[ae]len, AS. h[=ae]lan, fr.
h[=a]l hale, sound, whole; akin to OS. h[=e]lian, D. heelen,
G. heilen, Goth. hailjan. See Whole.]
1. To make hale, sound, or whole; to cure of a disease,
wound, or other derangement; to restore to soundness or
Speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.
2. To remove or subdue; to cause to pass away; to cure; --
said of a disease or a wound.
I will heal their backsliding. --Hos. xiv. 4.
3. To restore to original purity or integrity.
Thus saith the Lord, I have healed these waters. --2
Kings ii. 21.
4. To reconcile, as a breach or difference; to make whole; to
free from guilt; as, to heal dissensions.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: freed from illness or injury; "the patient appears
cured"; "the incision is healed"; "appears to be entirely
recovered"; "when the recovered patient tries to remember
what occurred during his delirium"- Normon Cameron [syn:
cured, healed, recovered]