curative Definition

able to cure or heal something, especially a disease or medical condition.

Using curative: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "curative" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The herb is believed to have curative properties for various ailments.

  • Example

    The curative effects of the medicine were remarkable.

  • Example

    The hospital provides curative care for patients with serious illnesses.

curative Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for curative


Summary: curative in Brief

The term 'curative' [ˈkjʊərətɪv] refers to something that can cure or heal, particularly in relation to medical conditions. It is often used to describe the effects of medicine or treatments, such as 'The curative effects of the medicine were remarkable.'

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