HyperDic: therapeutic

English > 3 senses of the word therapeutic:
ADJECTIVEalltherapeutic, curative, healing, alterative, remedial, sanativetending to cure or restore to health
perttherapeutic, therapeuticalrelating to or involved in therapy
NOUNartifacttherapeutic, remedy, curative, curea medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain
therapeutic > pronunciation
Soundstheh.rahpyuw'tihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > therapeutic: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtending to cure or restore to health.
Examples
  • "a therapeutic agent"
  • "therapeutic diets"
Synonymscurative, healing, alterative, remedial, sanative
Broaderhealthfulconducive to good health of body or mind
Spanishcurativo, medicinal, remediador, sanador, terapéutico
Catalancuratiu, guaridor, sanatiu, terapèutic
Adverbstherapeuticallyfor therapeutic purposes
English > therapeutic: 3 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to or involved in therapy.
Example"therapeutic approach to criminality"
Synonymtherapeutical
Spanishterapéutico
Catalanterapèutic
Nounstherapy(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
English > therapeutic: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain.
Synonymsremedy, curative, cure
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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