Antiviral definition

ăntē-vīrəl, ăntī-
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Destroying or inhibiting the growth and reproduction of viruses.
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An antiviral drug.
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Capable of checking the growth or effect of a virus.
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Of or relating to antivirus software.
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Eliminating or inhibiting the effectiveness of viruses.
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Destroying or inhibiting the growth and reproduction of viruses.
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An antiviral drug.
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(medicine) Inhibiting the growth and reproduction of a virus.
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(computing) Eliminating or inhibiting the action of a computer virus.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
antiviral
Plural:
antivirals

Origin of antiviral

  • anti- +‎ viral

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