A remedy for all diseases, evils, or difficulties; a cure-all.
[Latin panacēa, from Greek panakeia, from panakēs, all-healing : pan-, pan- + akos, cure.]
Something believed to cure all human disorders: catholicon, cure-all. See help/harm/harmless.
Some antidote or remedy that completely solves a problem. Most so-called panaceas in this industry, if they survive at all, wind up sitting alongside and working with the products they were supposed to replace. In addition, nothing solves a problem without introducing its own new set of problems. See Systemantics.
A remedy claimed to be curative of all problems or disorders; a cure-all.
The noun panacea has one meaning:
Meaning #1: hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
Synonyms: nostrum, cure-all
Translations for: Panacea
n. - Allheilmittel
n. πανάκεια, γιατρικό για όλες τις αρρώστιες
n. - panacéia (f)
n. - panacea
n. - universalmedel, patentlösning
(الاسم) الدواء العام
n. - תרופת מרפאת-כל
Georgette's panacea is a long hot bath, which she never hesitated to suggest to her friends.