restorative

Restorative things give you energy or make you feel better. Your dad might have a favorite restorative chicken soup he makes you whenever you have a cold.

Antibiotics can be restorative to a patient with an infection, and a good night's sleep is almost always restorative, no matter how tired you are. If something brings you back to life or helps you recover, it's restorative. Sometimes people use this word as a noun, to mean "medicine for strength." Restorative has a Latin root, restaurare, "repair, rebuild, or renew."

Definitions of restorative
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adj tending to impart new life and vigor to

Synonyms:
renewing, revitalising, revitalizing, reviving
invigorating
imparting strength and vitality

adj promoting recuperation

restorative effects of exercise”
Synonyms:
recuperative
healthful
conducive to good health of body or mind

n a device for treating injury or disease

Synonyms:
corrective
Types:
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pack
a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect
face pack, pack
a cream that cleanses and tones the skin
pick-me-up, pickup
anything with restorative powers
prosthesis, prosthetic device
corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
glass eye
prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass
implant
a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
obturator
a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)
leg, peg, pegleg, wooden leg
a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
Type of:
device
an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

n a medicine that strengthens and invigorates

Synonyms:
tonic
Types:
bracer, pick-me-up
a tonic or restorative (especially a drink of liquor)
Type of:
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine
(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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