curable Definition

able to be cured or treated successfully.

Using curable: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "curable" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The disease is curable with antibiotics.

  • Example

    Her condition is curable if caught early.

  • Example

    The patient's cancer is curable with surgery and chemotherapy.

curable Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for curable

Antonyms for curable


Summary: curable in Brief

'Curable' [ˈkjʊərəbl] describes a condition or disease that can be treated successfully. It is often used in medical contexts, such as 'The disease is curable with antibiotics.' 'Curable' is the opposite of 'incurable,' and synonyms include 'healable' and 'treatable.'

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