from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that heals or attempts to heal, especially a faith healer.
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- n. agent noun of heal: a person who heals, especially through faith.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, heals.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which heals, cures, restores, or repairs.
- n. One whose business it is to cover houses with tiles, slates. etc. Also hellier, hillier. Ray, South and East Country Words.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person skilled in a particular type of therapy
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Amana (Trust): The Islamic healer is in the in front of of certitude as great as have been thus obliged to Allah that they say the correct avocation of care.
Joyner provided a statement on behalf of Bentley, saying the faith healer is “grieved by the trouble and confusion this has caused, especially to his friends, coworkers and all who have trusted him.”
And there was such wisdom here (next qoute), i wonder so often why we idealize speed when so often the healer is slowing down: Sometimes human beings just need to sit still and read something calming.
Dr. Annette Batista, a dedicated healer, is determined to find her missing sister.
Somehow the word healer has a negative connotation for me, associated with quackery or similar.
ROMANS: Thomas, we keep hearing the word healer all day today.
Aakash, venerated sage and healer, is the founder of Prakriti -- an abundant farm in the Himalayas.
“That charlatan you call a healer will not touch my sister.”
He became known as a healer for young women, some of whom fell in love with him.
As a divine soul (clerical version of a sorcerer) and the party’s main healer, I figured out how many different spells I needed to cure every permanent disability that could cripple a party member.