Part of speech: adjective

Relating to the preservation of health.

Part of speech: adjective

Curative; sanatory.

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Usage examples "sanitary":

  1. There were several, picturesque, old wells, with massive sweeps and oaken buckets- quaint breeders of typhoid germs- which showed that the physicians of Poketown had not properly educated their patients to modern sanitary ideas. - "Janice Day", Helen Beecher Long.
  2. Still, I didn't think anything of Chester resorting to that sanitary den of vice. - "Somewhere in Red Gap", Harry Leon Wilson.
  3. I cannot conceive of worse, from both a sanitary and a moral point of view. - "Modern India", William Eleroy Curtis.