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

North American female condom

North American British trademark Durex, Femidom

North American informal Frenchy

North American British informal johnny, something for the weekend

North American informal rubber, safe, safety, skin

North American British informal, dated French letter

North American dated protective