adjective as in healing, health-giving
Hannah’s disability is a kind of liability for the curative powers from which Papa derives his reputation and on whose earning power the family depends.
Therefore inflammation was merely a cellular response to an external agent, a body’s curative reaction.
The healthcare economist Zack Cooper is not as optimistic about the curative powers of price transparency.
In his 2019 essay on The Healing Power of Gardens, the late neurologist Oliver Sacks tried to grasp the mysterious curative effects of nature on the human body.
The Boston Globe, however, concluded that the serum “is believed to be preventative as well as curative,” suggesting that this measure could decrease the number of cases and deaths, thus bringing the epidemic under control.
But in all cases, the appropriate course of antibiotics has been curative.
For thousands of years men and women in many cultures have used cannabis as a curative and a source of fiber and oil.
Nora could arm and disarm within a sentence, could wield a barb and its curative salve within a phrase.
Nobel Prize winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn credited kombucha with curative properties in his novel The Cancer Ward.
Since the liver regenerates, “that can be curative—or at least it can let patients do a lot better.”
Frret's were preventive, Holbach's curative, but appear to be rather strong dose for a dvote.
Saliva, like tears, had creative and therefore curative qualities; it also expelled and injured demons and brought good luck.
The defendant had agreed to send for the curative charm to a wise woman in the mountains.
This was a curative act, authorizing elections and prescribing methods of registration.
An interesting Cherokee myth is that which recounts the origin of disease, and the consequent institution of curative medicine.
On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to curative, such as: corrective, healthful, invigorating, medicinal, remedial, and salutary.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.