What does sanitary mean?

Definitions for sanitaryˈsæn ɪˌtɛr i

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sanitary, healthful(adj)

    free from filth and pathogens

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

Wiktionary

  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

  2. Origin: [L. sanitas health: cf. F. sanitaire. See Sanity.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sanitary

    san′i-tar-i, adj. pertaining to, tending, or designed to promote health.—n. Sanitā′rian, a promoter of sanitary reforms.—adv. San′itarily.—ns. San′itary-ware, coarse-glazed earthenware for sewer-pipes; Sanitā′tion, the science of sanitary conditions and of preserving health, synonymous with Hygiene—usually restricted, however, to the methods and apparatus for making and maintaining houses healthy; Sanitō′rium (incorrectly, Sanitā′rium), a health station, particularly for troops.—Sanitary science, such science as conduces to the preservation of health.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sanitary in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sanitary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Felipe Sandoval:

    The companies are in better sanitary conditions. There has been less mortality.

  2. Peter Conde:

    We are taking appropriate supplements etcetera to keep immune systems up and I am sure most of the others are doing the same, in terms of sanitary practices, we want to keep hands and bodies clean.

  3. Reliever Mike Fiers:

    I just don't want to catch it, just try to be sanitary. Wash your hands after everything you do, be careful and don't put your hands in your eyes or your mouth. Just try to stay as clean as possible.

  4. Mauricio Macri:

    I think we should go to a full oil embargo, things have gotten worse and worse. Now, it’s really a painful situation. Poverty is going up every day, sanitary conditions are getting worse every day.

  5. Carlos Soto:

    I'm very worried about Venezuela because there's no sanitary conditions and that means they could have the fungus and not even know it, and with such a porous border, illegal commerce and migration, it could be dangerous.

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