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Synonyms for préventive
prɪˈvɛn tɪv; -tə tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preventive, preventative, prophylactic(noun)

    remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease

    "the doctor recommended several preventatives"

    Synonyms:
    condom, contraceptive device, interference, preventive, safe, hitch, safety, birth control device, rubber, prophylactic device, preventative, contraceptive, incumbrance, encumbrance, hinderance, hindrance, prophylactic

    Antonyms:
    bailable, unhealthful, permissive

  2. hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference(noun)

    any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

    Synonyms:
    hitch, birth control device, enlistment, stoppage, hindrance, prophylactic device, halt, interference, handicap, arrest, impediment, duty tour, disturbance, load, rub, tour of duty, baulk, term of enlistment, hobble, tour, hinderance, intervention, stop, prophylactic, onus, limp, stay, hang-up, deterrent, encumbrance, contraceptive device, balk, contraceptive, preventive, incumbrance, noise, preventative, snag, burden, check

    Antonyms:
    permissive, unhealthful, bailable

  3. contraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control device(adj)

    an agent or device intended to prevent conception

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

    Antonyms:
    permissive, unhealthful, bailable

  4. preventive, preventative, prophylactic(adj)

    preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease

    "preventive medicine"; "vaccines are prophylactic"; "a prophylactic drug"

    Synonyms:
    preventive, cautionary, antifertility, contraceptive, prophylactic, preventative

    Antonyms:
    bailable, permissive, unhealthful

  5. preventive, preventative(adj)

    tending to prevent or hinder

    Synonyms:
    preventive, prophylactic, preventative

    Antonyms:
    unhealthful, bailable, permissive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. preventive(a.)

    Synonyms:
    prophylactic

  2. preventive(n.)

    Synonyms:
    prophylactic

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. preventive(a)

    Synonyms:
    deterrent, prophylactic, obviating

  2. preventive(n)

    Synonyms:
    prophylactic

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How to use préventive in a sentence?

  1. The Academy:

    As a direct result of one of their studies, more than five million Indian children have benefited from effective programs of remedial tutoring in school, another example is the heavy subsidies for preventive healthcare that have been introduced in many countries.

  2. Baja California:

    We are taking preventive measures, rations, gasoline, all supplies are guaranteed. There is no need for panic buying.

  3. Alex Krist:

    The current recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force say that the decision of whether or not to screen for prostate cancer in men ages 55 to 69 should be an individual one, made only after a discussion of the benefits and harms with their doctor, men age 70 and above should not be screened for prostate cancer, as the harms outweigh the benefits for this age group.

  4. Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova:

    We are extremely cautious, our specialists have come up with excellent methodological protocols for immediate diagnosis of Zika, and also preventive measures.

  5. Dawn Laguens:

    This is a new low for anti-abortion extremists; 200,000 people a day count on Planned Parenthood's website for accurate health information, blocking people from accessing information on the full range of sexual and reproductive health -- including birth control, sexually transmitted infections, healthy relationships, parenting and preventive care -- only shows how far opponents of safe and legal abortion will go.


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