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English translation of 'curar'

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curar

Verb Table transitive verb
1.  (Medicine)
(tratar) to treat
(sanar) to cure
le están curando el resfriado con antibióticos they’re treating her cold with antibiotics
este tratamiento me curó la bronquitis this treatment cured my bronchitis
le curó la herida con alcohol she treated or dressed his wound with alcohol
no le consiguió curar la herida he couldn’t get his wound to heal
para curar los males de la sociedad (figurative) to cure all of society’s ills
▪ proverb: el tiempo lo cura todo time is a great healer
2. 
[carne, pescado] to cure
[queso] to mature
[piel] to tan
[tela] to bleach
[madera] to season
Verb Table intransitive verb
(Medicine)
[fármaco, medicamento] to work
(formal) [paciente] to get betterrecover
See also curarse

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Example Sentences Including 'curar'

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A la hora de curar a la niña, tomaban mi temperatura; pero el cirujano no venía y tampoco me hacían la radiografía.
Antonio Martínez Ménchen Una infancia perdida
El primer paso para curar lo que sea es comprobar que el mal existe.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
En fin, Monica, que no estuvo en Barcelona, tal vez vaya a Atlanta a intentar curar algunas heridas del alma, porque los Juegos son en sí mismos un milagro.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Ha ido a curar a un enfermo-dijo la que parecía la mayor de las esposas.
Ramón Mayrata El imperio desierto
No crean dependencia ni producen más daño del que buscan curar.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Son enfermedades mas extendidas de lo que se supone y mucho mas faciles de diagnosticar que de curar.
Francisco Gavilán Los ejecupijos
Yolanda M. E. sufrió la fractura de un dedo, que tardó 35 días en curar , por lo que recibirá una indemnización de 350.000 pesetas.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)

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'curar' in Other Languages

British English: cure /kjʊə/ VERB
If a doctor or a medical treatment cures someone, or cures their illness, they make the person well again.
Doctors have cured him of the disease.
  • American English: cure
  • Arabic: يُعالِجُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: curar
  • Chinese: 治愈
  • Croatian: izliječiti
  • Czech: léčit
  • Danish: helbrede
  • Dutch: genezen
  • European Spanish: curar
  • Finnish: parantaa
  • French: guérir
  • German: heilen
  • Greek: θεραπεύω
  • Italian: curare
  • Japanese: 治す
  • Korean: (...을)치료하다
  • Norwegian: kurere
  • Polish: zaradzić
  • European Portuguese: curar
  • Romanian: a vindeca
  • Russian: лечить
  • Latin American Spanish: curar
  • Swedish: bota
  • Thai: รักษา
  • Turkish: tedavi etmek
  • Ukrainian: виліковувати
  • Vietnamese: chữa bệnh
British English: heal /hiːl/ VERB
When an injury such as a broken bone heals, it becomes healthy and normal again.
It will take three to four weeks before the fracture fully heals.
  • American English: heal
  • Arabic: يَشْفِي
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cicatrizar
  • Chinese: 愈合
  • Croatian: zacijeliti
  • Czech: hojit se
  • Danish: hele
  • Dutch: genezen
  • European Spanish: curar
  • Finnish: parantua sairaudesta
  • French: guérir
  • German: heilen
  • Greek: θεραπεύω
  • Italian: guarire
  • Japanese: 治る
  • Korean: (상처 등이) 낫다
  • Norwegian: helbrede
  • Polish: zagoić
  • European Portuguese: cicatrizar
  • Romanian: a vindeca
  • Russian: вылечивать
  • Latin American Spanish: curar
  • Swedish: läka
  • Thai: รักษา
  • Turkish: iyileşmek
  • Ukrainian: загоюватися
  • Vietnamese: hàn gắn

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Translation of curar from the Collins Spanish to English
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