Synonyms for (noun) antiseptic

Synonyms: antiseptic

Definition: a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues

Similar words: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Definition: (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

Synonyms for (adjective) antiseptic

Synonyms: antiseptic

Definition: devoid of objectionable language

Usage: lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School

Similar words: unobjectionable, clean

Definition: (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers

Usage: good clean fun; a clean joke


Synonyms: antiseptic

Definition: clean and honest

Usage: antiseptic financial practices

Similar words: incorrupt

Definition: free of corruption or immorality

Usage: a policeman who was incorrupt and incorruptible


Synonyms: antiseptic

Definition: thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms

Usage: doctors in antiseptic green coats; the antiseptic effect of alcohol; it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities

Similar words: aseptic, sterile

Definition: free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms

Usage: a sterile operating area; aseptic surgical instruments; aseptic surgical techniques


Similar words: bactericidal, disinfectant, germicidal

Definition: preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms


Similar words: purifying, cleansing

Definition: acting like an antiseptic


Similar words: nonpurulent

Definition: not containing pus


Similar words: clean, uninfected

Definition: free from sepsis or infection

Usage: a clean (or uninfected) wound


Synonyms: antiseptic

Definition: freeing from error or corruption

Usage: the antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism

Similar words: purifying

Definition: freeing from noxious matter

Usage: filtration is a purifying agent