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Meaning of ORIGINATIVE

Pronunciation:  u'riju`neytiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having the ability or power to create; "a creative imagination"
  2. [adj]  containing seeds of later development; "seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another"
  3. [adj]  having the power to bring into being
 

ORIGINATIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: creative, fanciful, fictive, generative, germinal, imaginative, ingenious, inventive, notional, seminal, yeasty
 
 Antonyms: uncreative
 
 See Also: original, productive

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O*rig"i*na*tive\, a.
Having power, or tending, to originate, or bring into
existence; originating. --H. Bushnell. --
{O*rig"i*na*tive*ly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: behind the scenes, causal, causative, conceptive, conceptual, constitutive, constructive, creative, decisive, demiurgic, determinative, effectual, esemplastic, etiological, fecund, fertile, formative, generative, germinal, ideational, ideative, imaginative, ingenious, innovational, innovative, inspired, institutive, inventive, notional, occasional, original, pivotal, pregnant, productive, prolific, seminal, shaping, teeming, visioned
 

 

 

 

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