Synonyms of preventive in English:

preventive


See definition of preventive

adjective

1‘preventive maintenance is the key to dependability’

SYNONYMS

inhibitory, deterrent, pre-emptive, obstructive

precautionary, protective

2‘preventive medicine’

SYNONYMS

prophylactic, disease-preventing, precautionary, protective


noun

1‘a preventive against crime’

SYNONYMS

precautionary measure, deterrent, 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, preventive drug