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Synonyms for formativeˈfɔr mə tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. formative(adj)

    minimal language unit that has a syntactic (or morphological) function

    Antonyms:
    destructive

  2. formative(adj)

    capable of forming new cells and tissues

    "a formative zone in developing bone"

    Synonyms:
    shaping, plastic

    Antonyms:
    destructive

  3. formative, shaping, plastic(adj)

    forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning

    "a formative influence"; "a formative experience"

    Synonyms:
    moldable, fictile, shaping, pliant, plastic, formative

    Antonyms:
    destructive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. formative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    plastic

  2. formative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Gram.) derivative, not radical

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

summative, diagnostic, training, schoolnet, reflex


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