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Definition 1: a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for therapeutic in the sense of this definition

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

(... is a kind of therapeutic ) remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease

"the doctor recommended several preventatives"

(... is a kind of therapeutic ) hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists

(... is a kind of therapeutic ) remedy that alleviates pain without curing

(... is a kind of therapeutic ) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

(... is a kind of therapeutic ) a remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease

"there is no magic bullet against cancer"

(... is a kind of therapeutic ) liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin

"a lotion for dry skin"

(... is a kind of therapeutic ) remedy that eases pain and discomfort

(... is a kind of therapeutic ) a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting

(... is a kind of therapeutic ) a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison

(... is a kind of therapeutic ) a remedy for hearing loss or deafness

(... is part of therapeutic) care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)

Definition 2: relating to or involved in therapy - [adjective denoting pert]

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

  • therapeutic approach to criminality

Synonyms for therapeutic in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: tending to cure or restore to health - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • curative powers of herbal remedies
  • her gentle healing hand
  • remedial surgery
  • a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
  • a therapeutic agent
  • therapeutic diets

Synonyms for therapeutic in the sense of this definition

(therapeutic 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"

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