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Definition 1: having the ability or power to create - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where creative or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a creative imagination

Synonyms for creative in the sense of this definition

(creative is similar to ...) indulging in or influenced by fancy

"a fanciful mind" "all the notional vagaries of childhood"

(creative is similar to ...) capable of imaginative creation

"fictive talent"

(creative is similar to ...) (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action

"an imaginative use of material" "the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman" "an ingenious device" "had an inventive turn of mind" "inventive ceramics"

(creative is similar to ...) exuberantly creative

(means also ...) being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of

"a truly original approach" "with original music" "an original mind"

(means also ...) producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)

"productive farmland" "his productive years" "a productive collaboration"

(... are attributes of creative) the ability to create

Definition 2: promoting construction or creation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where creative or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • creative work

(creative is similar to ...) constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development

"constructive criticism" "a constructive attitude" "a constructive philosophy" "constructive permission"

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