- curing or curative; prescribed or helping to heal.
- growing sound; getting well; mending.
- the act or process of regaining health: a new drug to accelerate healing.
- the act or instance of healing onself
- (as modifier)the self-healing process
n.“restoration to health,” Old English hæling; see heal. Figurative sense of “restoration of wholeness” is from early 13c.; meaning “touch that cures” is from 1670s.