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Pronunciation:  `kântru'septiv

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an agent or device intended to prevent conception
  2. [adj]  capable of preventing conception or impregnation; "contraceptive devices and medications"

CONTRACEPTIVE is a 13 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: antifertility, birth control device, contraceptive device, preventative, preventive, prophylactic, prophylactic device, protective
 See Also: anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, cervical cap, coil, condom, contraceptive diaphragm, contraceptive pill, device, diaphragm, intrauterine device, IUD, morning-after pill, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, pessary, pill, prophylactic, rubber, safe, safety, spermatocide, spermicide



Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Prevents pregnancy.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or using contraceptive in your dream, suggests that you are refusing to let your creativity emerge from beneath the surface. You are holding back some aspect of yourself. Alternatively, it means your anxieties about pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aegis, arm guard, backstop, bag, birth control device, buffer, bulwark, bumper, condom, contraceptive foam, copyright, crash helmet, cushion, dashboard, diaphragm, dodger, face mask, fender, finger guard, foot guard, fuse, goggles, governor, guard, guardrail, hand guard, handrail, hard hat, helmet, insulation, interlock, intrauterine device, IUD, knee guard, knuckle guard, laminated glass, life preserver, lifeline, lightning conductor, lightning rod, mask, mudguard, nose guard, oral contraceptive, pad, padding, palladium, patent, pessary, pilot, preventive, prophylactic, protective clothing, protective umbrella, rubber, safeguard, safety, safety glass, safety plug, safety rail, safety shoes, safety switch, safety valve, screen, seat belt, shield, shin guard, skin, spermicidal jelly, spermicide, sun helmet, the pill, umbrella, windscreen, windshield