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heal (v.)

Old English hælan "cure; save; make whole, sound and well," from Proto-Germanic *hailjan (source also of Old Saxon helian, Old Norse heila, Old Frisian hela, Dutch helen, German heilen, Gothic ga-hailjan "to heal, cure"), literally "to make whole" (from PIE *kailo- "whole;" see health). Intransitive sense from late 14c. Related: 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