HyperDic: curative

English > 2 senses of the word curative:
ADJECTIVEallcurative, healing, alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutictending to cure or restore to health
NOUNartifactcurative, remedy, cure, therapeutica medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain
curative > pronunciation
Soundskyuh'rahtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > curative: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtending to cure or restore to health.
Example"curative powers of herbal remedies"
Synonymshealing, alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic
Broaderhealthfulconducive to good health of body or mind
Spanishcurativo, medicinal, remediador, sanador, terapéutico
Catalancuratiu, guaridor, sanatiu, terapèutic
Verbscureprovide a cure for, make healthy / healthy again
English > curative: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain.
Synonymsremedy, cure, therapeutic
Part oftreatment, interventioncare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
NarroweracousticA remedy for hearing loss or deafness
antidote, counterpoisonA remedy / remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison
emetic, vomit, vomitive, nauseantA medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
lenitiveremedy that eases pain and discomfort
lotion, applicationliquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin
magic bulletA remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease
ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salvesemisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
palliative, alleviant, alleviatorremedy that alleviates pain without curing
panacea, nostrum, catholicon, cure-allhypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases
preventive, preventative, prophylacticremedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Spanishcura, curativa, curativo, medicamento, remedio, remisión, terapéutico
Catalancura, guariment, medicament, remei

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