Synonyms of disinfectant


1. disinfectant, germicide, antimicrobic, antimicrobial, agent

usage: an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease


1. bactericidal, disinfectant, germicidal, antiseptic (vs. septic)

usage: preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms

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Definition and meaning of disinfectant (Dictionary)