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Synonyms and Antonyms of preventive

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preventive

synonym (synonym of preventive)

antonym (antonym of preventive)

also (also)

  • (adj.all)
    intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with preventive)

hypernym (preventive IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • an agent or device intended to prevent conception (noun.artifact)
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose (noun.artifact)
     
  • any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome (noun.artifact)
    any structure that makes progress difficult (noun.artifact)
     
  • remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease (noun.artifact)
    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain (noun.artifact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF preventive relation)

  • an agent or device intended to prevent conception (noun.artifact)
    a contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine ce more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a large dose of estrogen taken orally within 24 to 72 hours after intercourse; prevents implantation of a fertilized ovum and so acts as a contracepti more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a contraceptive agent that kills spermatozoa (noun.artifact)
     
  • any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome (noun.artifact)
    any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a hindrance to speeding created by a crosswise ridge in the surface of a roadway (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from preventive)

synonym antonym also similar hypernym hyponym derivation preventative prophylactic encumbrance hinderance birth control device contraceptive permissive protective healthful blockading clogging hindering deterrent frustrating device impediment impedimenta curative cure remedy cervical cap coil condom prophylactic contraceptive diaphragm diaphragm preventative hinder impede prophylactic prophylaxis birth control device

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