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HEAL, verb transitive [Latin celo; Heb. to be whole or entire, all.]

1. To cure of a disease or wound and restore to soundness, or to that state of body in which the natural functions are regularly performed; as, to heal the sick.

Speak, and my servant shall be healed. Matthew 8:7.

2. To cure; to remove or subdue; as, to heal a disease.

3. To cause to cicatrize; as, to heal a sore or wound.

4. To restore to soundness; as, to heal a wounded limb.

5. To restore purity to; to remove feculence or foreign matter.

Thus saith the Lord, I have healed these waters. 2 Kings 2:21.

6. To remove, as differences or dissension; to reconcile, as parties at variance; as, to heal a breach or difference.

7. In Scripture, to forgive; to cure moral disease and restore soundness.

I will heal their backsliding. Hosea 14.

8. To purify from corruptions, redress grievances and restore to prosperity. Jeremiah 14:1.

9. To cover, as a roof with tiles, slate, lead, etc.

HEAL, verb intransitive To grow sound; to return to a sound state; as, the limb heals, or the wound heals; sometimes with up or over; it will heal up or over.