Recure Re*cure" (r?*k?r"), v. t. [Cf. {Recover}.] 1. To arrive at; to reach; to attain. [Obs.] --Lydgate. [1913 Webster]

2. To recover; to regain; to repossess. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

When their powers, impaired through labor long, With due repast, they had recured well. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

3. To restore, as from weariness, sickness; or the like; to repair. [1913 Webster]

In western waves his weary wagon did recure. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

4. To be a cure for; to remedy. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

No medicine Might avail his sickness to recure. --Lydgate. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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