Synonyms of preventative in English:

preventative


See definition of preventative

adjective

1‘preventative maintenance should include cleaning, as well as replacing worn parts’

SYNONYMS
inhibitory, preventive, deterrent, pre-emptive, obstructive
precautionary, protective

2‘preventative medicine’

SYNONYMS
prophylactic, disease-preventing, precautionary, preventive, protective

noun

1‘a large store of money should be held in the public treasury as a preventative against war’

SYNONYMS
precautionary measure, deterrent, preventive, preventive measure, protective measure, safeguard, security, protection, defence, hindrance, block, check, impediment, curb, restraint, obstruction

2‘fluoride came to be used and accepted as a preventative for tooth decay’

SYNONYMS
prophylactic, prophylactic device, prophylactic medicine, preventive, preventive drug