sanative

adjective
san·​a·​tive | \ ˈsa-nə-tiv How to pronounce sanative (audio) \

Definition of sanative

: having the power to cure or heal : curative, restorative

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Examples of sanative in a Sentence

there's nothing like the sanative value of a good night's sleep

First Known Use of sanative

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sanative

Middle English sanatif, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin sanativus, from Latin sanatus, past participle of sanare to cure, from sanus healthy

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The first known use of sanative was in the 15th century

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“Sanative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sanative. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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sanative

adjective
san·​a·​tive | \ ˈsan-ət-iv How to pronounce sanative (audio) \

Medical Definition of sanative

: having the power to cure or heal : curative

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