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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 of preventive precautionary, preventative, prophylactic Words Related to preventive deterrent, deterring; negating, neutralizing, nullifying; baffling, balking, foiling, frustrating, thwarting; blocking, hampering, hindering, impeding, retardant, stalling Near Antonyms of preventive 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 of preventive caution, fail-safe, palladium, precaution, safeguardWords Related to preventive armor, cover, guard, protection, screen, shield, wall, ward



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