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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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