Synonym of preventative

Alternative for preventative

n.

remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or diseaseany obstruction that impedes or is burdensomean agent or device intended to prevent conception

adj.

tending to prevent or hinderpreventing or contributing to the prevention of disease

Noun

A measure taken in advance to prevent something dangerous, unpleasant, or inconvenient from happening
preventive protection block defence defense deterrent hindrance safeguard security check curb impediment obstruction precautionary measure restraint precaution preventive measure protective measure remedy obstacle disincentive palladium prevention fail-safe protective shield caution prophylactic neutralizer anticipatory measure discouragement inhibition trammel bar let drag damper handicap hurdle clog dissuasion brake stop fetter interference manacle encumbrance balk crimp shackles cramp chain embarrassment holdback barrier determent baulk defensive measures bridle limit stumbling block rein limitation shackle constraint leash restriction snag drawback hitch difficulty catch disadvantage hazard control setback complication stricture fly in the ointment spanner in the works monkey wrench in the works circumscription hiccup problem cumber stoppage impedance barricade blockage burden hampering facer condition blockade wall hamper road block delay retardation inconvenience holdup catch-22 millstone confinement detriment opposition deterrence monkey wrench ball and chain blocking defect cumbrance arrest issue albatross gridlock weakness baggage roadblock clampdown straitjacket lead prohibition rub harness blank wall sticking point strap halter warning checking interruption rebuff suppression pitfall glitch fault nuisance trouble lock flaw joker curtailment bottleneck stint shortcoming hang-up hold rope tether embargo interdict restrainer jam-up fetters uphill retardment taboo circumvention line load retardant hangup mountain traverse stone in one's path circumspection dead weight booby trap string millstone around your neck intimidation bond hobble barring choking deterring factor yoke bonds cord remonstrance expostulation persuasion stumbling stone railing fence put down damp headache occlusion congestion hold-up pale hardship suppressant crackdown injury jam checkmate bump buttress lyam psychological baggage millstone round someone's neck break reverse reversal blow detention constrainment captivity constriction saddle debt duty guilt cross downside tie disablement impairment disorder bridling curbing repression bulwark red tape mountain to climb thorn in one's side monkey on one's back whammy imperfection frustration shackling baulking cramping fettering holding back stifling smothering retarding device cinchers anchor binders minus deficiency encirclement injunction inadequacy modification definition reservation qualification stopping halting thwarting quashing foiling liability disbenefit infarct embolus cordon closure infarction weak point negative debit incommodity strike weak spot bit governor balking sublimation lack failing disability ill evil line of defense ban moderation boycott trammels disqualification putting an end to putting an stop to nipping in the bud bondage pinions weight decrease manacles chains order abridgment instruction abridgement deprivation ceiling command reduction collar restraining device headstall noose hackamore sabotage intervention wet blanket restraining order excess baggage foot dragging insurance provision prudence forethought anticipation care backstop foresight wariness providence discreetness safety measure canniness regard preventative measure discretion belt and braces

Antonym of preventative

preventative Idiom, Proverb

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