|Heal (Heal) v. t.
To cover, as a roof, with tiles, slate, lead, or the like. [Obs.]
Heal (Heal), v. t.
[imp. & p. p. Healed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Healing.]
[OE. helen, hælen, AS. hæ¯lan, fr. ha¯l hale, sound, whole; akin to OS. he¯lian, D. heelen, G. heilen, Goth. hailjan. See Whole.]
1. To make hale, sound, or whole; to cure of a disease, wound, or other derangement; to restore to soundness or health. "Speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed." Matt. viii. 8.
2. To remove or subdue; to cause to pass away; to cure; -- said of a disease or a wound. "I will heal their backsliding." Hos. xiv. 4.
3. To restore to original purity or integrity. "Thus saith the Lord, I have healed these waters." 2 Kings ii. 21.
4. To reconcile, as a breach or difference; to make whole; to free from guilt; as, to heal dissensions.
Heal (Heal) (?), v. i.
To grow sound; to return to a sound state; as, the limb heals, or the wound heals; -- sometimes with up or over; as, it will heal up, or over. "Those wounds heal ill that men do give themselves." Shak.
Heal (Heal), n.
[AS. h¿lu, h¿l. See Heal, v. t.]
Health. [Obs.] Chaucer.
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