Definition of preventive:
snag, blockading, intervention, burden, hitch, contraceptive, precautional, incumbrance, limp, prophylactic device, frustrating, hang-up, obviating, hindrance, birth control device, hindering, lame, hinderance, preemptive, commemorative, baulk, tour, arrest, preclusive, impediment, hostile, rub, stoppage, term of enlistment, precautionary, tending to prevent, tour of duty, contraceptive device, condom, defensive, check, face-saving, attempted, noise, deterrent, allow, protective, amateur, healthful, encumbrance, desperate, rubber, prophylactic, safety, load, clogging, enlistment, halt, thwarting, obstructive, onus, impeding, lamely, balk, maiden, prohibitory, safe, cautionary, antifertility, disturbance, stay, preventative, prohibitive, stop, hobble, frustrative, interference, duty tour, handicap.
- "The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860", Charles Duke Yonge.
- "Soil Culture", J. H. Walden.
- "Fighting for the Right", Oliver Optic.