What is another word for preventative?

Synonyms for preventative

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term preventative.

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, contraceptive, incumbrance, encumbrance, hinderance, hindrance, prophylactic

    Antonyms:
    unhealthful

  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, snag, burden, check

    Antonyms:
    unhealthful

  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, preventive, hindrance, incumbrance, encumbrance, contraceptive device

    Antonyms:
    unhealthful

  4. preventive, preventative(adj)

    tending to prevent or hinder

    Synonyms:
    preventive, prophylactic

    Antonyms:
    unhealthful

  5. 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

    Antonyms:
    unhealthful

How to pronounce preventative?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say preventative in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#272check
#714safety
#1001stay
#1038stop
#1080tour
#1286safe
#2135load
#2775prevention
#3061noise
#4036rubber
#5406intervention
#6303burden
#7523arrest
#8714interference
#11695preventive
#12745rub
#12951handicap
#13959halt
#14374disturbance
#14594hitch
#15920limp
#16604condom
#22938contraceptive
#23847preventative
#28533deterrent
#29949precautionary
#33918snag
#36795preemptive
#37644cautionary
#37940pretrial
#38554impediment
#41481prophylactic
#43221enlistment
#44049onus
#44966hindrance
#48365stoppage
#53908balk
#56554encumbrance
#99268hobble
#197935baulk
#204694hinderance

How to use preventative in a sentence?

  1. Liao Guang:

    All the trending items were about this pneumonia outbreak, so I thought we should buy a mask and take some kind of a preventative measure, i think during this (holiday), we're not going to go out too much, and probably won't go to places with a lot of people, like the movie theater.

  2. Jacqueline Maybin:

    These data will encourage future interrogation of menstrual symptoms and pathologies as an indicator of long-term health outcomes and may provide an early opportunity to implement preventative strategies to improve women's health across the lifespan.

  3. Craig Garthwaite:

    This frees schools, particularly those in low-income communities, to offer more primary care and preventative service through their health centers, schools will have to look at their budget and see if they will get reimbursed for services. It’s not like this is a costless thing for districts, because Medicaid reimbursement rates are not particularly high. We shouldn’t expect all states and schools to react similarly.

  4. Daniel Grossman:

    Those who will be possibly impacted by this are often the sole providers of health care for these patients. They provide Pap smears and breast cancer screening and many other preventative services, and it is not so easy to find other providers to take up the slack if these providers don't receive the funding.

  5. Xiong Xinguang:

    The thinking of the Huangpu District government and related department heads was paralyzed, with a serious lack of understanding of guarding against public security risks, preventative and response preparation was sorely lacking, early warnings on the night were weak, and the response measures were not suitable.

Images & Illustrations of preventative

  1. preventative

Translation

Find a translation for the preventative synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these preventative synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "preventative." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 15 Jun 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/preventative>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for preventative?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    A word similar to "limited"?
    • A. immoderate
    • B. circumscribed
    • C. unqualified
    • D. general

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for preventative: