noun Date: 12th century 1. one that heals 2. a Christian Science practitioner

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  • Healer — Heal er (h[=e]l [ e]r), n. One who, or that which, heals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • healer — late O.E., one who heals, especially savior, Jesus, agent noun from HEAL (Cf. heal) (v.). As a curative medicine from late 14c …   Etymology dictionary

  • healer — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. hiler] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. mos I, Mc. healererze; lm M. healererzy {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} uzdrowiciel : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Współcześni uzdrowiciele, nazywani też healerami, z łatwością mogą określić nasze cechy… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • healer — [hēl′ər] n. [ME helere] a person or thing that heals; specif., one who tries to heal through prayer or faith …   English World dictionary

  • Healer — A healer is someone who intends to aid recovery from ill health, including alleged faith healers.Some practitioners of alternative health practices seek to restrict the term to themselves, claiming they work with the natural recuperative self… …   Wikipedia

  • healer — UK [ˈhiːlə(r)] / US [ˈhɪlər] noun [countable] Word forms healer : singular healer plural healers 1) someone who is believed to be able to cure people who are ill, using special powers 2) something that heals you Time is a great healer …   English dictionary

  • healer — n. a faith healer * * * [ hiːlə] a faith healer …   Combinatory dictionary

  • healer — heal|er [ˈhi:lə US ər] n 1.) someone who is believed to be able to cure people using natural powers, rather than by using medicine →faith healer at ↑faith healing 2.) something that makes a bad experience seem less painful ▪ Time is a great… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • healer — /hee leuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that heals. 2. See faith healer. [1175 1225; ME; see HEAL, ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • healer — noun Healer is used after these nouns: ↑faith …   Collocations dictionary

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