sanative

adjective san·a·tive \ ˈsa-nə-tiv \

Definition of sanative

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

Examples of sanative in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of 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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sanative

adjective san·a·tive \ ˈsan-ət-iv \

medical Definition of sanative

: having the power to cure or heal : curative

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