HyperDic: contraceptive

English > 2 senses of the word contraceptive:
NOUNartifactcontraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control devicean agent or device intended to prevent conception
ADJECTIVEallcontraceptive, prophylactic, antifertilitycapable of preventing conception or impregnation
contraceptive > pronunciation
Soundskaa.ntrahseh'ptihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > contraceptive: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcapable of preventing conception or impregnation.
Example"contraceptive devices and medications"
Synonymsprophylactic, antifertility
BroaderprotectiveIntended or adapted to afford protection of some kind
Spanishanticonceptivo, profiláctico
Catalananticonceptiu
English > contraceptive: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn agent or device intended to prevent conception.
Synonymspreventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control device
Narrowercervical capA contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa
coilA contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb
condom, rubber, safety, safe, prophylacticcontraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
diaphragm, pessary, contraceptive diaphragmA contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic
intrauterine device, IUDcontraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
morning-after pillA large dose of estrogen taken orally within 24 to 72 hours after intercourse
pill, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, anovulatory drug, anovulantA contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
spermicide, spermatocideA contraceptive agent that kills spermatozoa
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishanticonceptivo, contraceptivo
Catalananticonceptiu, contraceptiu

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