Noun Definition


1.Definition: an agent or device intended to prevent conception

Related Noun(s):contraceptive, preventive

Category: Objects

2.Definition: any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

Related Noun(s):encumbrance, hinderance, hindrance, hitch, incumbrance, interference, preventive

Category: Objects

3.Definition: remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease

"The doctor recommended several preventatives"

Related Noun(s):preventive

Category: Objects