Solace vs Curative - What's the difference?

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Solace is a related term of curative.


As a noun solace

is comfort or consolation in a time of distress.

As a verb solace

is to give solace to; comfort; cheer; console.

As an adjective curative is

possessing the ability to cure, to heal or treat illness.

solace

English

Noun

  • Comfort or consolation in a time of distress.
  • You cannot put a monetary value on emotional solace .
  • A source of comfort or consolation.
  • * Rambler
  • The proper solaces of age are not music and compliments, but wisdom and devotion.

    Synonyms

    * comfort * consolation * relief * support

    Derived terms

    * solaceful * solacement

    Verb

    (solac)
  • To give solace to; comfort; cheer; console.
  • To allay or assuage.
  • To take comfort; to be cheered.
  • * 1593 , , IV. v. 48:
  • But one thing to rejoice and solace in, / And cruel death hath catched it from my sight.

    Anagrams

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    curative

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Possessing the ability to cure, to heal or treat illness.
  • The curative power of the antibiotics introduced in the '50s was amazing at the time.

    See also

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