Definitions for: Restorative


[n] a device for treating injury or disease
[n] a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
[adj] promoting recuperation; "recuperative powers"; "strongly recuperative remedies"; "restorative effects of exercise"
[adj] tending to impart new life and vigor to; "the renewing warmth of the sunshine"



Webster (1913) Definition: Re*stor"a*tive (r?*st?r"?*t?v), a. [Cf. F.
restoratif.]
Of or pertaining to restoration; having power to restore.

Destroys life's enemy, Hunger, with sweet restorative
delight. --Milton.


Re*stor"a*tive, n.
Something which serves to restore; especially, a restorative
medicine. --Arbuthnot.

Synonyms: corrective, healthful, invigorating, recuperative, renewing, revitalising, revitalizing, reviving, tonic

See Also: bracer, device, face pack, medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine, pack, pick-me-up, pickup, prosthesis, prosthetic device

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