What does purgative mean?

Definitions for purgativeˈpɜr gə tɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word purgative.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. purgative, cathartic, physic, aperient(adj)

    a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels

  2. cathartic, evacuant, purgative(adj)

    strongly laxative


  1. purgative(Noun)

    something, such as a substance or medicine, that purges; laxative

  2. purgative(Adjective)

    (capable of) purging

Webster Dictionary

  1. Purgative(adj)

    having the power or quality of purging; cathartic

  2. Purgative(noun)

    a purging medicine; a cathartic

  3. Origin: [L. purgativus: cf. F. purgatif.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purgative in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purgative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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