Synonyms of prophylactic in English:

prophylactic


See definition of prophylactic

adjective

1‘prophylactic measures should be taken’

SYNONYMS

preventive, preventative, precautionary, protective, disease-preventing, pre-emptive, counteractive, preclusive, anticipatory, inhibitory, deterrent


noun

1‘vaccination remains one of the greatest prophylactics the world has ever known’

SYNONYMS

preventive measure, precaution, safeguard, safety measure

preventive medicine

2‘a packet of prophylactics’

SYNONYMS

condom, sheath

female condom

British trademark Durex, Femidom

informal Frenchy

British informal johnny, something for the weekend

informal rubber, safe, safety, skin

British informal, dated French letter

dated protective