What does therapeutic mean?

Definitions for therapeutic
ˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪkther·a·peu·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic(adj)

    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

  2. curative, healing(p), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic(adj)

    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"

  3. therapeutic, therapeutical(adj)

    relating to or involved in therapy

    "therapeutic approach to criminality"

Wiktionary

  1. therapeutic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to therapy.

  2. therapeutic(Adjective)

    Having healing powers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Therapeutic(adj)

    alt. of Therapeutical

  2. Therapeutic(noun)

    one of the Therapeutae

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Therapeutic

    ther-a-pū′tik, adj. pertaining to the healing art: curative.—adv. Therapeu′tically.—n.sing. Therapeu′tics, that part of medicine concerned with the treatment and cure of diseases.—n. Therapeu′tist, one versed in therapeutics. [Gr. therapeuein, to take care of, to heal.]

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How to say therapeutic in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of therapeutic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of therapeutic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of therapeutic in a Sentence

  1. Eric Trump:

    To me it wasn't therapeutic -- it just made me better, OK? i call that a cure.

  2. Anthony Fauci:

    It means we do have now what looks like treatments for a disease which, not too long ago, we really had no therapeutic approach at all.

  3. Charles Rosin:

    There's something intrinsically therapeutic about choosing to spend your time in a wide, open park- like setting that non-golfers can never truly understand.

  4. The FDA:

    The two contraindications help to clarify the narrow population of patients in which laparoscopic power morcellation may be an appropriate therapeutic option, for example, some younger women who are interested in maintaining their ability to have children or wish to keep their uterus intact after being informed of the risks may be candidates for this procedure.

  5. Elizabeth Pisani:

    Sub-therapeutic dosing, by definition, contributes to antimicrobial resistance, bugs are mutating all the time.

Images & Illustrations of therapeutic

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