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Definition of remedy
noun (plural remedies)
1a medicine or treatment for a disease or injury:herbal remedies for aches and pains a means of counteracting or eliminating something undesirable:shopping became a remedy for personal problems a means of legal reparation:the doctrine took away their only remedy against merchants who refused to honor their contracts 2the margin within which coins as minted may differ from the standard fineness and weight.
verb (remedies, remedying, remedied) [with object]
set right (an undesirable situation):by the time a problem becomes patently obvious, it may be almost too late to remedy it