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Definition 1: a device for treating injury or disease - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for restorative in the sense of this definition

(restorative is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

(... is a kind of restorative ) a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect

(... is a kind of restorative ) a cream that cleanses and tones the skin

(... is a kind of restorative ) anything with restorative powers

"she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her"

(... is a kind of restorative ) corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body

Definition 2: a medicine that strengthens and invigorates - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for restorative in the sense of this definition

(restorative is a kind of ...) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

(... is a kind of restorative ) a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)

Definition 3: promoting recuperation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where restorative or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • recuperative powers
  • strongly recuperative remedies
  • restorative effects of exercise

Synonyms for restorative in the sense of this definition

(restorative is similar to ...) conducive to good health of body or mind

"a healthful climate" "a healthful environment" "healthful nutrition" "healthful sleep" "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"

Definition 4: tending to impart new life and vigor to - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where restorative or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the renewing warmth of the sunshine

Synonyms for restorative in the sense of this definition

(restorative is similar to ...) imparting strength and vitality

"the invigorating mountain air"

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