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1. Of or relating to restoration.
2. Tending or having the power to restore: a restorative tonic.
1. Something that restores.
2. A medicine or other agent that helps to restore health, strength, or consciousness.
tending to revive or renew health, spirits, etc
(Pharmacology) anything that restores or revives, esp a drug or agent that promotes health or strength
re•stor•a•tive(rɪˈstɔr ə tɪv, -ˈstoʊr-)
1. capable of renewing health or strength.n.
2. a restorative agent, means, or the like.
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|Noun||1.||restorative - a medicine that strengthens and invigorates|
|2.||restorative - a device for treating injury or disease|
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
pack - a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect
pick-me-up, pickup - anything with restorative powers; "she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her"
|Adj.||1.||restorative - tending to impart new life and vigor to; "the renewing warmth of the sunshine"|
invigorating - imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air"
|2.||restorative - promoting recuperation; "recuperative powers"; "strongly recuperative remedies"; "restorative effects of exercise"|
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"
n. restaurativo, agente que estimula la restauración.