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Synonyms for curative
ˈkyʊər ə tɪvcu·ra·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remedy, curative, cure, therapeuticadjective

    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

    therapeutic, cure, redress, remedy, remediation


  2. curative, healing(p), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeuticadjective

    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"


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. curativeadjective

    remedial, sanatory

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. curativeadjective

    remedial, sanatory

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "curative":

    remedial, therapeutic, healing, treatment, cure

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  1. Ravindra Gupta:

    It is important to note that this curative treatment is high-risk, and only used as a last resort for patients with HIV who also have life-threatening haematological malignancies, therefore, this is not a treatment that would be offered widely to patients with HIV who are on successful antiretroviral treatment.

  2. Freddie Bray:

    The burden of cancer incidence and mortality is rapidly growing worldwide, and reflects both aging and growth of the population, as well as changes in the prevalence and distribution of the main risk factors for cancer, several of which are associated with socioeconomic development, effective and resource-sensitive preventative and curative interventions are pertinent for cancer diagnosis.

  3. John McInnes:

    It was working with the germ theory of the day, fresh air and sunlight were an important part of the curative process. There were a lot of times that was all we had to offer.

  4. Toni Choueiri:

    The biggest message here is that if you need treatment for your cancer that could be curative -- surgery, radiation, some sort of chemotherapy -- you really still should have it, i really worry about the next two to three months when we're open, when we're more safe, and a patient is saying,' Well my stage three kidney cancer that needs surgery or my acute leukemia that needs chemotherapy, I'm going to delay until next year,'.

  5. Philip Sokoloski:

    Curative said in a statement to CNN.States are preparing to receive coronavirus vaccines as early as December 11The film shoot went on as planned for a permitted film called 'He's All That,'.

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