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Synonyms for contraceptive
ˌkɒn trəˈsɛp tɪvcon·tra·cep·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control deviceadjective

    an agent or device intended to prevent conception

    prophylactic, hitch, prophylactic device, birth control device, interference, hinderance, preventative, preventive, hindrance, incumbrance, encumbrance, contraceptive device


  2. contraceptive, prophylactic, antifertilityadjective

    capable of preventing conception or impregnation

    "contraceptive devices and medications"

    preventive, cautionary, antifertility, prophylactic, preventative


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "contraceptive":

    contraception, contraceptives, birth-control

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How to use contraceptive in a sentence?

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    This is really an attack on Planned Parenthood, which provides a lot of health servies, from cancer screenings, to contraceptive services, to so many other of the needs women have.

  2. Ileana Arias:

    Health care professionals have a powerful role to play in reducing teen pregnancy. They can encourage teens not to have sex, and discuss the use of IUDs and implants as contraceptive options available to teens who choose to be sexually active, we need to remove barriers and increase awareness, access and availability.

  3. Paul Clement:

    They need not execute or deliver paperwork empowering anyone to use their plan infrastructure to provide contraceptive coverage, nor even notify the government of their desire for an exemption.

  4. Nancy Stanwood:

    While most private insurance plans under the ACA are required to cover all contraceptive case, too often plans fail to follow this mandate, as physicians, we have seen multiple cases of women being wrongfully denied contraceptive coverage they have paid for and are entitled to by law.

  5. Bobby Najari:

    This promise of a sort of effective oral male contraceptive has been always on the verge of becoming a reality, but I feel like I've been hearing that for a long time now, i think it's going to take at least 10 years, if not longer.

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