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preventive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of preventive

  1. concerned with or serving to keep something from happening <if you start taking this preventive medicine now, you may not get sick after all> Synonyms precautionary, preventative, prophylactic Related Words deterrent, deterring; negating, neutralizing, nullifying; baffling, balking, foiling, frustrating, thwarting; blocking, hampering, hindering, impeding, retardant, stalling Near Antonyms abetting, aiding, assisting; easing, facilitating, smoothing; encouraging, forwarding, fostering, furthering, nurturing, promoting




preventive

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of preventive

  1. a measure taken to preclude loss or injury <if people took the simple preventive of frequently washing their hands, the spread of germs could be greatly reduced> Synonyms caution, fail-safe, palladium, precaution, safeguardRelated Words armor, cover, guard, protection, screen, shield, wall, ward





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