From Ancient Greek θεραπεία (therapeia, “service, medical treatment”), from θεραπεύω (therapeuō, “I serve, treat medically”).
therapy (plural therapies)
- Treatment of disease or disability, physical or mental.
- Healing power or quality.
therapy (third-person singular simple present therapies, present participle therapying, simple past and past participle therapied)
- (transitive) To treat with a therapy.
- (intransitive) To undergo a therapy.