Definition of Sanitary

1. Adjective. Free from filth and pathogens. "A sanitary washroom"

Exact synonyms: Healthful
Similar to: Hygienic, Hygienical
Derivative terms: Healthfulness, Sanitariness
Antonyms: Unsanitary



Definition of Sanitary

1. a. Of or pertaining to health; designed to secure or preserve health; relating to the preservation or restoration of health; hygienic; as, sanitary regulations. See the Note under Sanatory.

Definition of Sanitary

1. Adjective. of, or relating to health ¹

2. Adjective. clean and free from pathogens; hygienic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sanitary

1. a public urinal [n -TARIES]

Medical Definition of Sanitary

1. Healthful; conducive to health; usually in reference to a clean environment. Origin: L. Sanitus, health (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanitary

saniopurulent
sanioserous
sanious
sanious pus
sanism
sanitaria
sanitarian
sanitarians
sanitaries
sanitarily
sanitariness
sanitarist
sanitarists
sanitarium
sanitariums
sanitary (current term)
sanitary code
sanitary condition
sanitary district
sanitary engineering
sanitary landfill
sanitary napkin
sanitary napkins
sanitary towel
sanitary towels
sanitary ware
sanitary wares
sanitaryware
sanitarywares
sanitate

Literary usage of Sanitary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Lancet (1898)
"In the three preceding months the rates had been 16'0, 12-7 and 9-8 per 1000 respectively. Among the various sanitary areas the rates were considerably ..."

2. Proceedings (1877)
"Secretary, and in offering a few remarks upon the " sanitary Development of Cheltenham," I feel that the length of time at disposal renders it necessary ..."

3. Local Government by Mackenzie Dalzell Edwin Stewart Chalmers (1883)
"THE sanitary DISTRICTS. sanitary Districts—Necessity and Province of sanitary Legislation —History of sanitary Legislation— Urban sanitary Authorities ..."

4. The Lancet (1898)
"In the three preceding months the rates had been 16'0, 12-7 and 9-8 per 1000 respectively. Among the various sanitary areas the rates were considerably ..."

5. Proceedings (1877)
"Secretary, and in offering a few remarks upon the " sanitary Development of Cheltenham," I feel that the length of time at disposal renders it necessary ..."

6. Local Government by Mackenzie Dalzell Edwin Stewart Chalmers (1883)
"THE sanitary DISTRICTS. sanitary Districts—Necessity and Province of sanitary Legislation —History of sanitary Legislation— Urban sanitary Authorities ..."

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