Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun antimicrobic

1 sense of antimicrobic

Sense 1
disinfectant, germicide, antimicrobic, antimicrobial -- (an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease)
       => agent -- (a substance that exerts some force or effect)

Antonyms of adj antimicrobic

1 sense of antimicrobic

Sense 1
antimicrobial, antimicrobic -- (capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms)

INDIRECT (VIA healthful) -> unhealthful -- (detrimental to good health; "unhealthful air pollution"; "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint")

Similarity of adj antimicrobic

1 sense of antimicrobic

Sense 1
antimicrobial, antimicrobic -- (capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms)
       => healthful (vs. unhealthful) -- (conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance")

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