remedy


remedy
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noun
1 treatment/medicine
ADJECTIVE
effective, good
common, popular

Ginger is a popular remedy for morning sickness.

traditional
ancient, old
folk
home
alternative, herbal, homeopathic, natural
over-the-counter
cold, cough, hangover

The player insists that he merely took a cold remedy and not a banned substance.

… OF REMEDY
dose

One dose of the remedy is sufficient.

VERB + REMEDY
take, use
need
try
give sb

The remedy was given in different strengths to a group of volunteers.

prescribe (sb)
prepare

The remedies are all prepared from wild flowers.

find

They're hoping to find a remedy for the condition.

REMEDY + VERB
be available
work

She tried various remedies, but none of them worked.

PREPOSITION
remedy for

He took a herbal remedy for his hay fever.

2 way of dealing with a problem
ADJECTIVE
adequate, effective, good

Your best remedy is to go to the small claims court.

appropriate, proper, suitable
easy, simple

There's no easy remedy for unemployment.

common, usual
desperate, drastic
proposed
judicial
VERB + REMEDY
have
pursue, seek

They will have to seek a judicial remedy for breach of contract.

find
resort to

Desperate remedies were resorted to in the search for food.

exhaust

They advised him to exhaust all other remedies before applying to court.

offer
propose, suggest
afford (sb), grant sb, provide (sb with) (all law, esp. BrE)

remedies afforded to creditors by a bankruptcy order

REMEDY + VERB
be available
lie in sth

When the reservoir becomes blocked, the only remedy lies in cleaning the entire system.

PREPOSITION
remedy against

The agreement states that he has a remedy against the subcontractor.

remedy for

remedies for breach of contract

remedy in

You have a remedy in civil law.

PHRASES
rights and remedies (BrE, law)

The Act created rights and remedies for consumers.

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verb
ADVERB
easily

This could easily be remedied if the authorities were willing.

VERB + REMEDY
attempt to, seek to, take steps to, try to

The government should have taken steps to remedy the situation.

Remedy is used with these nouns as the object: ↑breach, ↑defect, ↑deficiency, ↑grievance, ↑injustice, ↑omission, ↑problem, ↑shortcoming, ↑situation

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