1. To make hale, sound, or whole; to cure of a disease, wound, or other derangement; to restore to soundness or health. "Speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed." (Matt. Viii. 8)

2. To remove or subdue; to cause to pass away; to cure; said of a disease or a wound. "I will heal their backsliding." (Hos. Xiv. 4)

3. To restore to original purity or integrity. "Thus saith the Lord, I have healed these waters." (2 Kings II. 21)

4. To reconcile, as a breach or difference; to make whole; to free from guilt; as, to heal dissensions.

Origin: OE. Helen, haelen, AS. Halan, fr. Hal hale, sound, whole; akin to OS. Helian, D. Heelen, G. Heilen, Goth. Hailjan. See Whole.

(01 Mar 1998)

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