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Synonyms for descriptive
dɪˈskrɪp tɪvde·scrip·tive

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  1. descriptiveadjective

    Antonyms:
    normative, non-descriptive, prescriptive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. descriptiveadjective

    serving to describe or inform or characterized by description

    "the descriptive variable"; "a descriptive passage"

    Antonyms:
    undescriptive, prescriptive, normative

  2. descriptiveadjective

    describing the structure of a language

    "descriptive grammar"

    Antonyms:
    normative, undescriptive, prescriptive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "descriptive":

    narrative, friendly, how-to, description, document, illustrative

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#379description
#809document
#1254friendly
#8119narrative
#11477descriptive
#22104illustrative

How to use descriptive in a sentence?

  1. Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.:

    It was a love of the air and sky and flying, the lure of adventure, the appreciation of beauty. It lay beyond the descriptive words of men-where immortality is touched through danger, where life meets death on equal plane where man is more than man, and existence both supreme and valueless at the same time.

  2. Brian McNoldy:

    The cone graphics try to be everything to everyone, and the end result is a complicated graphic that might not necessarily meet its goals, although all of its components are described on the graphic itself, people don't always read legends or descriptive text.

  3. Elissa Weitzman:

    Social media data could provide descriptive information about health histories and behaviors that are helpful for building out the ` digital health phenotype ’ for patients, in a perfect, creative and well worked through digitally enabled world, real-time mining of social media content could be revealing allergies, medications or health problems that are otherwise unknown which could alter treatment decisions in an emergency situation and be life-saving.

  4. Raj Dasgupta:

    We're talking loud, obnoxious snoring, the type that would drown out conversations or be heard through closed doors, some of the very descriptive bed partners of my patients with obstructive sleep apnea describe their partners' snores as listening to a' dying bear' or a scene from' Jurassic Park,'.

  5. Daniel Cameron:

    Today, the published literature is very descriptive on all the problems that happen. It’s just that doctors are divided and it’s not clear why there’s disagreement on something that’s so common.


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