Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. bactericide

noun. any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth.

Synonyms

  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • antibacterial
  • dapsone
  • medicament
  • Achromycin
  • nitrofurantoin
  • antibiotic
  • sulfonamide
  • INH
  • sulpha
  • Nydrazid
  • azithromycin
  • Rimactane
  • antibiotic drug
  • crystal violet
  • methenamine
  • Rifadin
  • isoniazid
  • Macrodantin
  • hexachlorophene
  • Mandelamine
  • nalidixic acid
  • Urex
  • rifampin
  • Neosporin
  • Dynapen
  • sulfa
  • antibacterial drug
  • sulfa drug
  • tetracycline
  • medicine
  • gentian violet
  • dicloxacillin
  • Zithromax

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug

Etymology

  • -cide (English)
  • bacterium (English)

Featured Games

2. bactericide

noun. any chemical agent that destroys bacteria.

Synonyms

  • bacteriacide
  • chemical

Etymology

  • -cide (English)
  • bacterium (English)

Example sentences of the word bactericide


1. Noun, singular or mass
A fungal treatment or bactericide will usually do the trick, but it is best to first identify the issue you are facing before haphazardly spraying chemicals in your garden.

2. Adjective
Always carefully read and follow the application instructions and safety precautions on a fungicide or bactericide product's label.

Synonym.com