curative
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkjʊɹ.ə.tɪv/
Adjective

curative

  1. Possessing the ability to cure, to heal or treat illness.
    The curative power of the antibiotics introduced in the 1950s was amazing at the time.
Translations Noun

curative (plural curatives)

  1. A substance that acts as a cure.
Adjective

curative (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) of a verb, conveying the meaning "the agent makes a patient do something"



This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.002
Offline English dictionary