English adjective: curative
|1.||curative tending to cure or restore to health|
|Samples||Curative powers of herbal remedies.|
Her gentle healing hand.
A sanative environment of mountains and fresh air.
A therapeutic agent.
|Synonyms||alterative, healing, remedial, sanative, therapeutic|
English noun: curative
|1.||curative (artifact) a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain|
|Synonyms||cure, remedy, therapeutic|
|Broader (hypernym)||medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine|
|Narrower (hyponym)||acoustic, alleviant, alleviator, antidote, application, balm, catholicon, counterpoison, cure-all, emetic, lenitive, lotion, magic bullet, nauseant, nostrum, ointment, palliative, panacea, preventative, preventive, prophylactic, salve, unction, unguent, vomit, vomitive|
|Part meronym||intervention, treatment|