Sanative

  • 1Sanative — San a*tive, a. [LL. sanativus.] Having the power to cure or heal; healing; tending to heal; sanatory. {San a*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2sanative — index medicinal, remedial, salutary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3sanative — remedial, *curative, restorative, corrective Analogous words: salutary, hygienic, sanitary, *healthful: healing, curing, remedying (see CURE vb) …

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  • 4sanative — [san′ə tiv] adj. [ME sanatyf < OFr sanatif < LL sanativus < L sanatus, pp. of sanare, to heal < sanus: see SANE] having the power to heal or cure; curative …

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  • 5sanative — adjective Etymology: Middle English sanatif, from Anglo French, from Late Latin sanativus, from Latin sanatus, past participle of sanare to cure, from sanus healthy Date: 15th century having the power to cure or heal ; curative, restorative …

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  • 6sanative — /san euh tiv/, adj. having the power to heal; curative. [1400 50; < ML sanativus (see SANATORY, IVE); r. late ME sanatif < MF < ML, as above] * * * …

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  • 7sanative — adjective That cures or restores; curative or restorative …

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  • 8sanative — Having a tendency to heal. [L. sano, to cure, heal] * * * san·a·tive san ət iv adj having the power to cure or heal: CURATIVE * * * san·a·tive (sanґ&#601; tiv) [L. sanare to heal] having a tendency to heal; curative …

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  • 9sanative — san·a·tive || sænÉ™tɪv adj. curative, therapeutic, having healing qualities …

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  • 10sanative — [ sanətɪv] adjective archaic healing. Origin ME: from OFr. sanatif or late L. sanativus, from L. sanare to cure …

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  • 11sanative — a.; (also sanatory) Healing, curative, curing, remedial, therapeutic …

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  • 12sanative — san·a·tive …

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  • 13sanative — /ˈsænətɪv/ (say sanuhtiv) adjective having the power to heal; curative. {Medieval Latin sānātīvus} …

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  • 14sanative —   a. healing.    ♦ sanatorium, n. (pl. ria) hospital, especially for tuberculosis.    ♦ sanatory, a. producing health …

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  • 15sanative — adj. 1 healing; curative. 2 of or tending to physical or moral health. Etymology: ME f. OF sanatif or LL sanativus f. L sanare cure …

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  • 16Sanativeness — Sanative San a*tive, a. [LL. sanativus.] Having the power to cure or heal; healing; tending to heal; sanatory. {San a*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17curative — curative, sanative, restorative, remedial, corrective are comparable when they mean returning or tending to return to a state of normalcy or health. Curative is applicable to whatever effects or, sometimes, seeks or tends to effect a complete&#8230; …

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  • 18remedy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Something that cures or counteracts Nouns 1. remedy, help, redress, restoration; antidote, counterpoison, counterirritant, counteragent, antitoxin, antibody, prophylactic, antiseptic, corrective,&#8230; …

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  • 19Salubrity — (Roget s Thesaurus) &LT; N PARAG:Salubrity &GT;N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 salubrity salubrity Sgm: N 1 healthiness healthiness &c.???adj. fine air fine climate Sgm: N 1 eudiometer eudiometer =&GT;(Preservation of health) GRP: N Preservation of health&#8230; …

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  • 20Restoration — (Roget s Thesaurus) &LT; N PARAG:Restoration &GT;N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 restoration restoration restoral Sgm: N 1 reinstatement reinstatement replacement rehabilitation reestablishment reconstitution reconstruction Sgm: N 1 reproduction reproduction …

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