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Synonyms for expansive
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expansiveadjective

    able or tending to expand or characterized by expansion

    "Expansive materials"; "the expansive force of fire"

    Synonyms:
    heroic, grand, talkative

    Antonyms:
    uncommunicative, distressed, unhappy, unimpressive, unexpansive, incommunicative, dysphoric

  2. expansive, grand, heroicadjective

    of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope

    "an expansive lifestyle"; "in the grand manner"; "collecting on a grand scale"; "heroic undertakings"

    Synonyms:
    gilded, marvelous, heroical, heroic, rattling(a), deluxe, elevated, wondrous, imposing, desperate, rarified, noble-minded, lordly, talkative, wonderful, grand, marvellous, tremendous, distinguished, luxurious, idealistic, fantastic, exalted, opulent, princely, rarefied, sumptuous, epic, high-minded, august, terrific, high-flown, lofty, magisterial, howling(a), larger-than-life, sublime

    Antonyms:
    unhappy, unexpansive, uncommunicative, incommunicative, unimpressive, distressed, dysphoric

  3. expansiveadjective

    marked by exaggerated feelings of euphoria and delusions of grandeur

    Synonyms:
    heroic, grand, talkative

    Antonyms:
    incommunicative, unhappy, unimpressive, distressed, uncommunicative, unexpansive, dysphoric

  4. expansive, talkativeadjective

    friendly and open and willing to talk

    "wine made the guest expansive"

    Synonyms:
    loquacious, talkative, gabby, heroic, bigmouthed, chatty, blabby, blabbermouthed, talky, grand, garrulous

    Antonyms:
    unimpressive, distressed, unexpansive, uncommunicative, dysphoric, unhappy, incommunicative

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expansiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    diffusive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "expansive":

    expansionary, expansionist, scalable

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How to use expansive in a sentence?

  1. Jan Brewer:

    I think there is just the desire to make sure the laws are as expansive as possible.

  2. Carlos Saladrigas:

    If President Miguel Diaz-Canel is given the post of party secretary, it would strengthen his ability to take decisions and it might augur well for more expansive reforms, if, however, someone else is appointed, especially from the ‘old guard’, it would possibly indicate... continuing economic stagnation.

  3. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    my mentoring with bob marley was both detailed and expansive. he was willing to learn, so I showed him a lot- the reasoning-yu a go tired fi si mi face, you kaan get mi outta di race- was one of many prophetic reggae and rastafari vision which he put in a song. today, his face is everywhere. I am ras cardo who created reggae and the music in my 1962 back yard. I own the copyrights for reggae creation and others.library of congress has the proof.

  4. Greg Carbin:

    It's quite an expansive area.

  5. Greg Dewald:

    Actually, now I no longer think of myself as American. Rather, I now think of myself as an American who is living globally. A global citizen. A citizen of the world. It makes me feel as if my perspective has broadened. It is much more expansive and inclusive.

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