Translation of heal in Spanish:

heal

Pronunciation: /hiːl/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [wound/cut] curar he tried to heal the rift within the party intentó cerrar la brecha que había en el partido
    More example sentences
    • But when I was bitten, while picking some herbs to heal a sick friend, they made me one of their Elders.
    • Although he does not prescribe medicines, he plays a significant and positive role in healing sick people.
    • Pulses of ultrasound are also sometimes used as a treatment for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and to heal fractures and wounds.
    1.2 [person] [formal] to heal sb (of sth) curar a algn (de algo) she was healed of her illness sanó de su enfermedad

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [wound/cut] cicatrizar*, cerrarse*
    More example sentences
    • He could return if he takes the veterans' minimum deal, his troublesome knee heals and there is a need after the club explores other options.
    • And it has nothing to do with how the little tear in his knee heals.
    • You can make yourself more balanced and well-rounded by dabbling in these other areas while your knee heals.

Phrasal verbs

heal over

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[wound/cut] cicatrizar*, cerrarse*; [rift] cicatrizar*

heal up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [wound] cicatrizar*, cerrarse* 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [wound/burn] cicatrizar*

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