Pronunciation: (rem'i-dē), [key]
—n., pl. -dies,
—v., -died, -dy•ing.
1. something that cures or relieves a disease or bodily disorder; a healing medicine, application, or treatment.
2. something that corrects or removes an evil of any kind.
3. Law.legal redress; the legal means of enforcing a right or redressing a wrong.
4. Coinage.a certain allowance at the mint for deviation from the standard weight and fineness of coins; tolerance.
1. to cure, relieve, or heal.
2. to restore to the natural or proper condition; put right: to remedy a matter.
3. to counteract or remove: to remedy an evil.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.