[ US /ɹɪˈmidiəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪmˈiːdɪəl/ ]
  1. tending or intended to rectify or improve
    a remedial reading course
    remedial education
  2. tending to cure or restore to health
    remedial surgery
    curative powers of herbal remedies
    her gentle healing hand
    a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
    a therapeutic agent
    therapeutic diets
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How To Use remedial In A Sentence

  • Many freshmen have to take remedial English classes for which they receive no credit.
  • He is already walking normally and doing remedial exercises.
  • The bill requires owners to undertake remedial work on dilapidated buildings.
  • Remediation solutions Bioremediation is currently attracting a lot of attention as a remedial technique.
  • We need some enlightened planning to redesign and rebuild all our depressed urban areas in a way that may prove more cost beneficial than all the other remedial measures put together.
  • The most common conditions that require just remedial massage are shoulder pain and stiff necks.
  • Some secondary schools have to hold remedial reading classes for 11-year-olds to cope with the demands of the secondary school curriculum. Times, Sunday Times
  • When, on the other hand, the composition of the deliquescent particles is congenial to the tongue, and disposes the parts according to their nature, this remedial power in them is called sweet. Timaeus
  • The chaos of haphazard buildings and ill-conceived new arterial roads were already causing concern and we were often called in to advise on remedial planting. The Education of a Gardener
  • The building needs urgent remedial work to make it safe.
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