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

1 sense of contraceptive

Sense 1
contraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control device -- (an agent or device intended to prevent conception)
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

Antonyms of adj contraceptive

1 sense of contraceptive

Sense 1
contraceptive, prophylactic, antifertility -- (capable of preventing conception or impregnation; "contraceptive devices and medications")

INDIRECT (VIA protective) -> unprotective -- (not affording protection)

Similarity of adj contraceptive

1 sense of contraceptive

Sense 1
contraceptive, prophylactic, antifertility -- (capable of preventing conception or impregnation; "contraceptive devices and medications")
       => protective (vs. unprotective) -- (intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind; "a protective covering"; "the use of protective masks and equipment"; "protective coatings"; "kept the drunken sailor in protective custody"; "animals with protective coloring"; "protective tariffs")

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