Definitions
preventive Tweet Definition of preventive Like Definition of preventive on Facebook
noun 
  1. (nonstandard) A thing that prevents, hinders, or acts as an obstacle to.
  2. (nonstandard) A thing that slows the development of an illness.
  3. A contraceptive, especially a condom.
adjective 
  1. prevent, Preventing, hindering, or acting as an obstacle to.
  2. Carried out to deter military aggression.
  3. slow, Slowing the development of an illness; prophylactic.

Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for preventive for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     
  

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
Allwords Copyright 1998-2014 All rights reserved.