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

1 sense of curative

Sense 1
remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic -- (a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain)
       => medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug -- ((medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease)

Antonyms of adj curative

1 sense of curative

Sense 1
curative, healing (predicate), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic -- (tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets")

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

Similarity of adj curative

1 sense of curative

Sense 1
curative, healing (predicate), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic -- (tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets")
       => 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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