Restorative is a related term of curative.
As adjectives the difference between restorative and curative
is that restorative
is serving to restore while curative
is possessing the ability to cure, to heal or treat illness.
As a noun restorative
is something with restoring properties.
Something with restoring properties.
(euphemistic) An alcoholic drink, especially with tonic.
Serving to restore.
- After a long day working in the fields Clarence took comfort in a restorative pint of beer.
- Destroys life's enemy, / Hunger, with sweet restorative delight.
Possessing the ability to cure, to heal or treat illness.
- The curative power of the antibiotics introduced in the '50s was amazing at the time.