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heal (v.)

古英语 hælan “治愈; 拯救; 使完整, 健全和良好,” 来自于原日耳曼语 *hailjan (也是古撒克逊语 helian, 古诺尔斯语 heila, 古弗里斯兰语 hela, 荷兰语 helen, 德语 heilen, 哥特语 ga-hailjan “治愈, 治愈” 的来源), 字面意思是“使完整” (来自于PIE *kailo- “整体;” 见 health). 从14世纪末开始的不直截了当的意义相关: Healed; healing.

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Definitions of heal from WordNet

heal (v.)
heal or recover;
Synonyms: mend
heal (v.)
get healthy again;
The wound is healing slowly
heal (v.)
provide a cure for, make healthy again;
The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to
Synonyms: bring around / cure
From wordnet.princeton.edu