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