HyperDic: inventive

English > 1 sense of the word inventive:
ADJECTIVEallinventive, imaginative(used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
inventive > pronunciation
Soundsihnveh'ntihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > inventive: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaning(used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action.
Examples
  • "had an inventive turn of mind"
  • "inventive ceramics"
Synonymimaginative
Broadercreative, originativeHaving the ability or power to create
Spanishcreativo, imaginativo, ingenioso, inventivo
Catalancreatiu, enginyós, imaginatiu, ingeniós, inventiu
Nounsinventivenessthe power of creative imagination / imagination
Adverbsinventivelyin an inventive manner
Verbsinventcome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort / effort

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