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San Simeon
San Stefano
Sana
Sana'a
Sanaa
SANAAS
SANABASSAR; SANABASSARUS
Sanability
Sanable
Sanableness
Sanaga River
Sanandaj
SANASIB
sanatarium
Sanation
Sanativeness
sanatorium
Sanatory
Sanballat
sanbenito
sance-bell
Sancerre
Sanchez
Sanchi sculpture
Sancho
Sancho I
Sancho II

Sanative definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SAN'ATIVE, a. [L. sano, to heal.] Having the power to cure or heal; healing; tending to heal.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: 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" [syn: curative, healing, alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Middle English sanatif, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin sanativus, from Latin sanatus, past participle of sanare to cure, from sanus healthy Date: 15th century having the power to cure or heal ; curative, restorative

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 healing; curative. 2 of or tending to physical or moral health. Etymology: ME f. OF sanatif or LL sanativus f. L sanare cure

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sanative San"a*tive, a. [LL. sanativus.] Having the power to cure or heal; healing; tending to heal; sanatory. -- San"a*tive*ness, n.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a.; (also sanatory) Healing, curative, curing, remedial, therapeutic.



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