Cure vs Restitution - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between cure and restitution

is that cure is priest bearing the responsibility of a parish a vicar (church of england) while restitution is (legal) a process of compensation for losses.

As a verb cure

is .

cure

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A method, device or medication that restores good health.
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  • Act of healing or state of being healed; restoration to health from disease, or to soundness after injury.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Past hope! past cure !
  • * Bible, Luke xii. 32
  • I do cures to-day and to-morrow.
  • A solution to a problem.
  • * Dryden
  • Cold, hunger, prisons, ills without a cure .
  • * Bishop Hurd
  • the proper cure of such prejudices
  • A process of preservation, as by smoking.
  • A process of solidification or gelling.
  • (engineering) A process whereby a material is caused to form permanent molecular linkages by exposure to chemicals, heat, pressure and/or weathering.
  • (obsolete) Care, heed, or attention.
  • * Chaucer
  • Of study took he most cure and most heed.
  • * Fuller
  • vicarages of great cure , but small value
  • Spiritual charge; care of soul; the office of a parish priest or of a curate.
  • * (rfdate) Spelman
  • The appropriator was the incumbent parson, and had the cure of the souls of the parishioners.
  • That which is committed to the charge of a parish priest or of a curate; a curacy.
  • Derived terms

    * anti-cure * cure is worse than the disease * cureless * miscure * sweetcure * take the cure * water cure

    Verb

    (cur)
  • To restore to health.
  • To bring (a disease or its bad effects) to an end.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • Whose smile and frown, like to Achilles' spear, / Is able with the change to kill and cure .
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=76, magazine=(The Economist)
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  • To cause to be rid of (a defect).
  • To prepare or alter especially by chemical or physical processing for keeping or use.
  • To bring about a of any kind.
  • To be undergoing a chemical or physical process for preservation or use.
  • To solidify or gel.
  • (obsolete) To become healed.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • One desperate grief cures with another's languish.
  • (obsolete) To pay heed; to care; to give attention.
  • Synonyms
    * (restore to good health) heal
    Derived terms
    * cure-all * incurable * miscure

    Anagrams

    * ----

    restitution

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia restitution)
  • (legal) A process of compensation for losses.
  • The act of making good or compensating for loss or injury.
  • * Spenser
  • A restitution of ancient rights unto the crown.
  • * Sandys
  • He restitution to the value makes.
  • A return or restoration to a previous condition or position.
  • the restitution of an elastic body
  • *
  • That which is offered or given in return for what has been lost, injured, or destroyed; compensation.
  • (medicine) The movement of rotation which usually occurs in childbirth after the head has been delivered, and which causes the latter to point towards the side to which it was directed at the beginning of labour.
  • Synonyms

    * (act of compensating) recompense, indemnification