Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Supplying a remedy.
  • adjective Intended to correct or improve deficient skills in a specific subject.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • adjective tending to cure or restore to health
  • adjective tending or intended to rectify or improve

Etymologies

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From Latin remedialis

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