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  Definition of curative
  1. a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
  2. 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"
Similar Words: remedy, cure, healing(p), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic

 

Hyponyms: acoustic, antidote, counterpoison, emetic, vomit, vomitive, nauseant, lenitive, lotion, application, magic bullet, ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve, palliative, alleviant, alleviator, panacea, nostrum, cure-all, preventive, preventative, prophylactic

 

Part Meronyms: treatment

 

Derivational Morphology: bring around, cure, heal, remedy, relieve

 

 
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