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Synonyms for elastic
ɪˈlæs tɪkelas·tic

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  1. elasticadjective

    stretchy, stretchable

  2. elasticadjective

    Capable of stretching; particularly, capable of stretching so as to return to an original shape or size when force is released.

    Running shorts use elastic to eliminate the need for a belt.

    stretchable, stretchy

  3. elasticadjective

    An elastic band.

    elastic band

    stretchy, stretchable

  4. elasticadjective

    Of clothing, elasticated.

    stretchy, stretchable

  5. elasticadjective

    Sensitive to changes in price.

    Demand for entertainment is more elastic than demand for energy.

    stretchy, stretchable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elastic

    ductile, extensile, alterable, resilient, modifiable, flexible, buoyant, springy

    tough, unchangeable, rigid, inflexible, inelastic, crystallized, dull, inert

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rubber band, elastic band, elasticnoun

    a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together

    rubber band, elastic band

    nonresilient, dead, inelastic, unadaptable, springless

  2. elasticadjective

    a fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material

    rubber band, elastic band

    inelastic, springless, dead, nonresilient, unadaptable

  3. elasticadjective

    capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy

    "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"

    pliant, flexible, pliable

    springless, dead, nonresilient, unadaptable, inelastic

  4. elastic, flexible, pliable, pliantadjective

    able to adjust readily to different conditions

    "an adaptable person"; "a flexible personality"; "an elastic clause in a contract"

    conciliatory, bendable, flexible, tractile, waxy, pliant, ductile, compromising, tensile, whippy, malleable, flexile, fictile, plastic, pliable

    dead, nonresilient, springless, unadaptable, inelastic

Editors Contribution

  1. hair tie

    as most know, the hair tie, is indeed, elastic.

    "aww, my elastic broke!"

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elasticadjective

    springy, rebounding, resilient, recoiling

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. elasticadjective

    resilient, springy, extensible, ductile, rebounding, tensible

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How to use elastic in a sentence?

  1. Jerry Goldfeder:

    If a voter has more than one bona fide residence, she or he can choose from which one to register and vote. And the law is sufficiently elastic to allow the voter to switch voting residences back and forth — but of course they can't vote more than once in an election.

  2. Gracie Yoo:

    With the support of some of my friends and the Auntie Squad donating sewing machines, fabric, thread and elastic, I personally send out things to my students every week. And then I do a self-stamped envelope to different organizations that they send those masks to. We have sent 100 masks to First Nations.

  3. Jeffrey Swanson:

    It’s an elastic boundary, a rubber ruler, about 48 million people in the U.S. have some kind of diagnosable mental illness.

  4. Geraint Thomas:

    Adam Yates were in the perfect position when it split - Adam Yates all committed when Adam Yates needed to, when they tried to close it as quickly as possible but couldn't manage it, that's when the elastic snapped and Adam Yates really gained a bit of time.

  5. Melissa Piliang:

    Once the elastic is failed and they’re not staying in place and causing extra rubbing and shifting around, it’s time to throw them out and get some new ones.

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