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Definition 1: used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for incompatible in the sense of this definition

(incompatible is similar to ...) acting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach)

(incompatible is similar to ...) counteracting inflammation

Definition 2: not compatible - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • incompatible personalities
  • incompatible colors

(incompatible is similar to ...) incapable of harmonious association

(incompatible is similar to ...) sharply and harshly discordant

"clashing interests of loggers and conservationists" "clashing colors"

(incompatible is similar to ...) unable for both to exist or be true at the same time

(incompatible is similar to ...) used of plant stock or scions; incapable of being grafted

(means also ...) not suitable to your tastes or needs

"the uncongenial roommates were always fighting" "the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs"

(means also ...) not in harmony

(means also ...) either not matched or unsuitably matched

(means also ...) unlike in nature or quality or form or degree

"took different approaches to the problem" "came to a different conclusion" "different parts of the country" "on different sides of the issue" "this meeting was different from the earlier one"

Definition 3: incapable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification - [adjective denoting all]

(incompatible belongs to category ...) a machine for performing calculations automatically

Definition 4: not suitable to your tastes or needs - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • the uncongenial roommates were always fighting
  • the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs

Synonyms for incompatible in the sense of this definition

(incompatible is similar to ...) not agreeing with your tastes or expectations

"found the task disagreeable and decided to abandon it" "a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him"

(means also ...) not compatible

"incompatible personalities" "incompatible colors"

(means also ...) not disposed to friendship or friendliness

"an unfriendly coldness of manner" "an unfriendly action to take"

(means also ...) not sympathetic or disposed toward

"unsympathetic officialdom" "people unsympathetic to the revolution" "his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic"

Definition 5: of words so related that one contrasts with the other - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • `rich' and `hard-up' are contrastive terms

Synonyms for incompatible in the sense of this definition

(incompatible is similar to ...) of words: having opposite meanings

Definition 6: used especially of solids or solutions; incapable of blending into a stable homogeneous mixture - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(incompatible is similar to ...) (chemistry, physics) incapable of mixing

Definition 7: not in keeping with what is correct or proper - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • completely inappropriate behavior

Synonyms for incompatible in the sense of this definition

(incompatible is similar to ...) lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness

"a plan incongruous with reason" "incongruous behavior" "a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation"

Definition 8: not compatible with other facts - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for incompatible in the sense of this definition

(incompatible is similar to ...) displaying a lack of consistency

"inconsistent statements cannot both be true at the same time" "inconsistent with the roadmap"

Definition 9: not easy to combine harmoniously - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for incompatible in the sense of this definition

(incompatible is similar to ...) either not matched or unsuitably matched

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