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Webster 1913 Edition


Recure

Re-cure′

(r?-k?r′)
,
Verb.
T.
[Cf.
Recover
.]
1.
To arrive at; to reach; to attain.
[Obs.]
Lydgate.
2.
To recover; to regain; to repossess.
[Obs.]
When their powers, impaired through labor long,
With due repast, they had
recured
well.
Spenser.
3.
To restore, as from weariness, sickness; or the like; to repair.
In western waves his weary wagon did
recure
.
Spenser.
4.
To be a cure for; to remedy.
[Obs.]
No medicine
Might avail his sickness to
recure
.
Lydgate.

Re-cure′

,
Noun.
Cure; remedy; recovery.
[Obs.]
But whom he hite, without
recure
he dies.
Fairfax.

Webster 1828 Edition


Recure

RECU'RE

,
Verb.
T.
[re and cure.] To cure; to recover. [Not in use.]

RECU'RE

,
Noun.
Cure; recovery. [Not in use.]

Definition 2022


recure

recure

See also: récuré and récure

English

Verb

recure (third-person singular simple present recures, present participle recuring, simple past and past participle recured)

  1. (obsolete) To cure, heal.
    • Lydgate
      No medicine might avail his sickness to recure.
  2. (obsolete) To restore (something) to a good condition.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.v:
      Phoebus pure / In westerne waues his wearie wagon did recure.
  3. (obsolete) To recover, regain (something that had been lost).
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.5:
      By this he had sweet life recur'd agayne [...].
  4. To arrive at; to reach; to attain.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Lydgate to this entry?)

Noun

recure (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) cure; remedy; recovery
    • Fairfax
      But whom he hite, without recure he dies.