- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||free from contaminants or sources of infection; clean; sterile.
With clean water coming in, conditions in the refugee camp will be more sanitary.The wound was wrapped with sanitary gauze.
- antiseptic, aseptic, clean, sterile
- similar words:
- hygienic, pure, uncontaminated, unpolluted, unsoiled
||of or pertaining to public hygiene, esp. the removal of waste.
The city needs to improve its sanitary services.
||sanitarily (adv.), sanitariness (n.)