The definition of therapeutic is having healing or curative powers for a disease or ailment.(adjective)
An example of therapeutic is a heating pad for muscle cramps.
See therapeutic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ModL therapeuticus < Gr therapeutikos < therapeutēs, attendant, servant, one who treats medically < therapeuein, to nurse, treat medically
See therapeutic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: New Latin therapeuticus
Origin: , from Greek therapeutikos
Origin: , from therapeutēs, one who administers
Origin: , from therapeuein, to serve, administer treatment
Origin: , from theraps, therap-, attendant; see therapy.
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