What does the word remedial mean?

Usage examples for remedial

  1. It seems almost impossible to many people that anything so simple should prove to be remedial for what to them for a time seemed so serious a disturbance of health, but only a comparatively short trial of the method will be sufficient to demonstrate its value. – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  2. On the lecture platform and from the Gospel pulpit, in the educational press and in the popular magazine, aye, in the daily newspaper, in private conversation and in public discussion, in season and out of season, they have labored unceasingly to acquaint the public with the facts and to urge preventive and remedial action. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  3. The porter was ordered to be left off; remedial measures were prescribed; and all symptoms, both in parent and child, were after a while removed, and health restored. – The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease. by Thomas Bull, M.D.

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