Kamus Online  
suggested words

Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: preventive (0.00951 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to preventive.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: preventive pencegah
English → English (WordNet) Definition: preventive preventive adj 1: preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease; “preventive medicine”; “vaccines are prophylactic”; “a prophylactic drug” [syn: preventative, prophylactic] 2: tending to prevent or hinder [syn: preventative] [ant: permissive] 3: tending to ward off; “the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples”- Victor Schultze [syn: cautionary, prophylactic] preventive n 1: remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease; “the doctor recommended several preventatives” [syn: preventative, prophylactic] 2: any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome [syn: hindrance, hitch, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference] 3: an agent or device intended to prevent conception [syn: contraceptive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device , birth control device]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Preventive Preventive \Pre*vent"ive\, n. That which prevents, hinders, or obstructs; that which intercepts access; in medicine, something to prevent disease; a prophylactic. [1913 Webster] Preventive \Pre*vent"ive\, a. [Cf. F. pr['e]ventif.] 1. Going before; preceding. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Any previous counsel or preventive understanding. --Cudworth. [1913 Webster] 2. Tending to defeat or hinder; obviating; preventing the access of; as, a medicine preventive of disease. [1913 Webster] Physic is either curative or preventive. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Preventive service, the duty performed by the armed police in guarding the coast against smuggling. [Eng] [1913 Webster]


Touch version | Disclaimer