remedies

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Remedy \Rem"e*dy\ (r?m"?-d?), noun; pl. {Remedies} (-d?z). [L. remedium; pref. re- re- + mederi to heal, to cure: cf. F. rem['e]de remedy, rem['e]dier to remedy. See {Medical}.]

1. That which relieves or cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; -- with for; as, a remedy for the gout.

2. That which corrects or counteracts an evil of any kind; a corrective; a counteractive; reparation; cure; -- followed by for or against, formerly by to.

What may else be remedy or cure To evils which our own misdeeds have wrought, He will instruct us. --Milton.

3. (Law) The legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong.

{Civil remedy}. See under {Civil}.

{Remedy of the mint} (Coinage), a small allowed deviation from the legal standard of weight and fineness; -- called also {tolerance}.

Syn: Cure; restorative; counteraction; reparation; redress; relief; aid; help; assistance.

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

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