Something, such as medicine or therapy, that relieves pain, cures disease, or corrects a disorder. Something that corrects an evil, fault, or error. Law A legal order of preventing or redressing a wrong or enforcing a right. The allowance by a mint for deviation from the standard weight or quality of coins. To relieve or cure (a disease or disorder). To remove, counteract, or rectify. See Synonyms at correct, cure.