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"


  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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  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. Lucinda Williams:

    I write first for myself as a therapeutic process, to get stuff out and to deal with it.

  2. Sanjeev Nanda:

    If your are upset about therapeutic dating you do not know the damaging potential

  3. Mene Pangalos:

    The big thing here is the magnitude of what we are trying to do, this takes it to a completely different level and I think it is going to be relevant of every therapeutic area.

  4. Bruce Neal:

    Two points here : first, while it’s an intuitively appealing finding, it is statistically rather weak, second, good adherence is hard to achieve with current therapeutic options for PAP. If a new, very well-tolerated mode of PAP therapy is identified, it would be really helpful to do a large outcome trial to try and confirm this tantalizing observation.

  5. Pamela Jeter:

    Balance is regulated by several systems in the body and I believe we need to understand where the deficit is coming from before we can target the intervention, yoga is great as a therapeutic approach because it can be modified to the individual need or individual balance deficit.

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