therapy

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From Ancient Greek θεραπεία (therapeia, service, medical treatment), from θεραπεύω (therapeuō, I serve, treat medically).

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therapy (plural therapies)

  1. Treatment of disease or disability, physical or mental.
  2. Healing power or quality.

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therapy (third-person singular simple present therapies, present participle therapying, simple past and past participle therapied)

  1. (transitive) To treat with a therapy.
  2. (intransitive) To undergo a therapy.

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