Synonyms of preventive in English:

preventive


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adjective

1‘preventive maintenance is the key to dependability’

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

2‘preventive medicine’

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

noun

1‘a preventive against crime’

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

2‘substances that have value as disease preventives’

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