Definitions for: Curative

[n] a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
[adj] tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets"

Webster (1913) Definition: Cur"a*tive (k?r"?-t?v), a. [Cf. F. curatif. See
Cure, v. t.]
Relating to, or employed in, the cure of diseases; tending to
cure. --Arbuthnot.

Synonyms: alterative, cure, healing(p), healthful, remedial, remedy, sanative, therapeutic

See Also: acoustic, alleviant, alleviator, antidote, application, balm, counterpoison, cure-all, emetic, lenitive, lotion, magic bullet, medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine, nauseant, nostrum, ointment, palliative, panacea, preventative, preventive, prophylactic, salve, treatment, unction, unguent, vomit, vomitive

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