Therapeutic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌθerəˈpjuːtɪk|  American pronunciation of the word therapeutic
Brit.  |ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk|  British pronunciation of the word therapeutic

noun

- a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain (syn: curative, cure, remedy)

adjective

- tending to cure or restore to health(syn: alterative, curative, healing, remedial, sanative)

Examples

Gardening can be very therapeutic.

I find swimming very therapeutic.

Some claim that the herb has therapeutic value for treating pain.

he has become a cheerleader for therapeutic cloning

the reliving of a strong emotion can be therapeutic

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