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Definition of "sanative" [san•a•tive]

  • Having the power to cure; healing or restorative: a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sanative" in a sentence
  • "Figures of those who taught the good and sanative Use of Plants; the last taught their poisonous, baneful, and diabolick Qualities."
  • "“Meaning that the body of society has a sanative responsibility to destroy Jews?”"
  • "This forthright radicalism—this embrace of the sanative powers of violence—became quickly accepted as the ineluctable meaning of conservatism in foreign policy."