(||Ther`a*peu"tæ) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. (pl. ) an attendant, servant, physician. See Therapeutic.] (Eccl. Hist.) A name given to certain ascetics said to have anciently dwelt in the neighborhood of Alexandria. They are described in a work attributed to Philo, the genuineness and credibility of which are now much discredited.

(Ther`a*peu"tic Ther`a*peu"tic*al) a. [F. thérapeutique, Gr. from attendant, servant, to serve, take care of, treat medically, attendant, servant.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to the healing art; concerned in discovering and applying remedies for diseases; curative. "Therapeutic or curative physic." Sir T. Browne.

Medicine is justly distributed into "prophylactic," or the art of preserving health, and therapeutic, or the art of restoring it.
I. Watts.

(Ther`a*peu"tic), n. One of the Therapeutæ.

(Ther`a*peu"tics) n. [Cf. F. thérapeutique.] That part of medical science which treats of the discovery and application of remedies for diseases.

(Ther`a*peu"tist) n. One versed in therapeutics, or the discovery and application of remedies.

(Ther"a*py) n. Therapeutics.

(There) adv. [OE. ther, AS. ð&aemacrr; akin to D. daar, G. da, OHG. dar, Sw. & Dan. der, Icel. & Goth. þar, Skr. tarhi then, and E. that. &radic184. See That, pron.]

1. In or at that place. "[They] there left me and my man, both bound together." Shak.

The Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.
Ge. ii. 8.

In distinction from here, there usually signifies a place farther off. "Darkness there might well seem twilight here." Milton.

2. In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place; as, he did not stop there, but continued his speech.

The law that theaten'd death becomes thy friend
And turns it to exile; there art thou happy.

3. To or into that place; thither.

The rarest that e'er came there.

There is sometimes used by way of exclamation, calling the attention to something, especially to something distant; as, there, there! see there! look there! There is often used as an expletive, and in this use, when it introduces a sentence or clause, the verb precedes its subject.

A knight there was, and that a worthy man.

There is a path which no fowl knoweth.
Job xxviii. 7.

Wherever there is a sense or perception, there some idea is actually produced.

There have been that have delivered themselves from their ills by their good fortune or virtue.

There is much used in composition, and often has the sense of a pronoun. See Thereabout, Thereafter, Therefrom, etc.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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