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Meaning of RESTORATIVE

Pronunciation:  ree'stârutiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a device for treating injury or disease
  2. [n]  a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
  3. [adj]  promoting recuperation; "recuperative powers"; "strongly recuperative remedies"; "restorative effects of exercise"
  4. [adj]  tending to impart new life and vigor to; "the renewing warmth of the sunshine"
 

RESTORATIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: corrective, healthful, invigorating, recuperative, renewing, revitalising, revitalizing, reviving, tonic
 
 See Also: bracer, device, face pack, medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine, pack, pick-me-up, pickup, prosthesis, prosthetic device

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*stor"a*tive\ (r?*st?r"?*t?v), a. [Cf. F.
    restoratif.]
    Of or pertaining to restoration; having power to restore.
    
          Destroys life's enemy, Hunger, with sweet restorative
          delight.                                 --Milton.
    
    
  2. \Re*stor"a*tive\, n.
    Something which serves to restore; especially, a restorative
    medicine. --Arbuthnot.
    
    
 

 

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