preventive[ pri-ven-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF preventive
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PREVENTIVE
I regret to say that I have no specific to give as a preventive for sea-sickness.
But the preventive power was what they preferred to exercise.
I understand some fool urged her to try this as a preventive of mal-de-mer.
Similarly, by preventive measures, we are controlling the other diseases.
Unexpected as it may seem, vaccination is not only a preventive of smallpox, but a cure for it.
I followed you as you went to the Preventive man to-night; but it is no use.
It can be taken at any time, and as a preventive as well as a curative.
The only preventive or remedy for this condition is circumcision.
And yet it unquestionably has a preventive purpose and meaning.
There we shall be in full view of the posts of the Preventive men.