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Synonyms for palliative
ˈpæl iˌeɪ tɪv, -i ə tɪvpal·lia·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. palliative, alleviant, alleviatoradjective

    remedy that alleviates pain without curing

    Synonyms:
    alleviant, alleviator

    Antonyms:
    intensifying

  2. alleviative, alleviatory, lenitive, mitigative, mitigatory, palliativeadjective

    moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear

    Synonyms:
    lenitive, alleviatory, mitigative, alleviative, mitigatory

    Antonyms:
    intensifying

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. palliativenoun

    Synonyms:
    lenitive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. palliativeadjective

    Synonyms:
    lenitive, mitigative, palliatory, apologetic, extenuating

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "palliative":

    palliation, hospice, affirmative, stopgap

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How to use palliative in a sentence?

  1. Justice Nicholas Francis:

    It is with the heaviest of hearts but with complete conviction for Charlie’s best interests that I find it is in Charlie’s best interests that I accede to these applications and rule that Great Ormond Street Hospital may lawfully withdraw all treatment save for palliative care to permit Charlie Gard via AP -RRB- to die with dignity.

  2. Pope Francis:

    It is with the heaviest of hearts but with complete conviction for Charlie’s best interests that I find it is in Charlie’s best interests that I accede to these applications and rule that Great Ormond Street Hospitalhave may lawfully withdraw all treatment save for palliative care to permit Charlie Gard to die with dignity.

  3. Rebecca Crozier:

    Much of the aid efforts are palliative and don't help Syrians to lay the foundations for a future Syria where people can live peacefully side by side.

  4. Heather Zoumas Lubeski:

    Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. manufactures and markets Supprelin® LA for the treatment of children with central precocious puberty (CPP), vantas®, indicated for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer, was discontinued due to manufacturing issues and has not been a promoted product for more than five years.

  5. David Beckham:

    I think it gets up my partner, Lesley Braithwaite nose more than it does mine because when someone stares at me, if I look at them, they look away, whereas she can see people staring for much longer before Ive noticed. It doesnt really bother me though, it just makes me feel like how David Beckham must feel. If its good enough for David Beckham, its good enough for me. i first discovered them about two years ago, when my treatment options were reduced to palliative chemotherapy.


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