Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Supplying a remedy.
  • adj. Intended to correct or improve deficient skills in a specific subject: remedial reading.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. curative; providing a remedy
  • adj. intended to correct or improve deficient skills in some subject

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Affording a remedy; intended for a remedy, or for the removal or abatement of an evil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Affording a remedy; intended for a remedy or for the removal of an evil: as, to adopt remedial measures.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. tending to cure or restore to health
  • adj. tending or intended to rectify or improve

Etymologies

From Latin remedialis (Wiktionary)

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