Synonyms of infective


1. infective, morbific, pathogenic, unhealthful (vs. healthful)

usage: able to cause disease; "infective agents"; "pathogenic bacteria"

2. infectious, infective, septic (vs. antiseptic), infected

usage: caused by infection or capable of causing infection; "viruses and other infective agents"; "a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease"

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Definition and meaning of infective (Dictionary)