Definitions for sanitaryˈsæn ɪˌtɛr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

san•i•tar•yˈsæn ɪˌtɛr i(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to health or the conditions affecting health, esp. with reference to cleanliness, precautions against disease, etc.

  2. favorable to health; free from dirt, bacteria, etc.

  3. providing healthy cleanliness.

Origin of sanitary:

1835–45; < L sānit(ās) health


Princeton's WordNet

  1. sanitary, healthful(adj)

    free from filth and pathogens

    "sanitary conditions for preparing food"; "a sanitary washroom"


  1. sanitary(Adjective)

    of, or relating to health

  2. sanitary(Adjective)

    clean and free from pathogens; hygienic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sanitary(adj)

    of or pertaining to health; designed to secure or preserve health; relating to the preservation or restoration of health; hygienic; as, sanitary regulations. See the Note under Sanatory

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of or concerning conditions or arrangements that encourage good health.

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