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Synonyms for plastic
ˈplæs tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plastic(noun)

    generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives

    Synonyms:
    charge card, charge plate, credit card

    Antonyms:
    inelastic, destructive, unimpressionable

  2. credit card, charge card, charge plate, plastic(adj)

    a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered

    "do you take plastic?"

    Synonyms:
    charge card, charge plate, credit card

    Antonyms:
    unimpressionable, destructive, inelastic

  3. fictile, moldable, plastic(adj)

    capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material)

    "plastic substances such as wax or clay"

    Synonyms:
    moldable, fictile, pliant, pliable, shaping, formative

    Antonyms:
    unimpressionable, inelastic, destructive

  4. plastic, pliant(adj)

    capable of being influenced or formed

    "the plastic minds of children"; "a pliant nature"

    Synonyms:
    bendable, waxy, flexible, tractile, moldable, elastic, pliant, ductile, shaping, tensile, malleable, formative, fictile, pliable

    Antonyms:
    inelastic, destructive, unimpressionable

  5. formative, shaping, plastic(adj)

    forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning

    "a formative influence"; "a formative experience"

    Synonyms:
    moldable, fictile, shaping, pliant, formative

    Antonyms:
    inelastic, unimpressionable, destructive

Wiktionary

  1. plastic(noun)

    Antonyms:
    elastic, genuine

  2. plastic(noun)

    Capable of being moulded; malleable, flexible, pliant.

    Antonyms:
    genuine, elastic

  3. plastic(noun)

    Producing tissue.

    Antonyms:
    elastic, genuine

  4. plastic(noun)

    Creative, formative.

    Antonyms:
    elastic, genuine

  5. plastic(noun)

    Capable of adapting to varying conditions; characterized by environmental adaptability.

    Antonyms:
    genuine, elastic

  6. plastic(noun)

    Of or pertaining to the inelastic, non-brittle, deformation of a material.

    Antonyms:
    genuine, elastic

  7. plastic(adjective)

    Made of plastic.

    Antonyms:
    genuine, elastic

  8. plastic(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    genuine, elastic

  9. plastic(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    elastic, genuine

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. plastic

    Synonyms:
    ductile, pliant, yielding, malleable, tractile, flexible

    Antonyms:
    stubborn, unyielding, inert, unmalleable, inflexible, intractile

Editors Contribution

  1. non-disposable

    Submitted by anonymous on January 28, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plastic(a.)

    Synonyms:
    formative

  2. plastic(a.)

    Synonyms:
    soft, pliable, easily moulded

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plastic(a)

    Synonyms:
    formative, creative, impressible, fictile

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "plastic":

    plastics, vinyl, plastiques, plastique, aesthetic, rubber, plasticity

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Plastic":

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How to use plastic in a sentence?

  1. The New York Times:

    When Mr. Alexander repeatedly insisted that he had no information, one officer pointed to a plastic bag hanging on some pipes, asked if he knew what it was for and said, 'You know what waterboarding is?' Mr. Alexander recalled, the officer then put the bag over his head and started beating him again, Mr. Alexander said.

  2. Clare Ostle:

    I can't even stand the thought of it, when I go to the beach and see all the plastic on the waves and in the sand. It's found in most every bird stomach and in sea turtles and whales that starve to death, and the problem is getting much worse.

  3. Anita Clayton:

    The brain is very plastic, so the more you reinforce those circuits, the better they work, and if you don’t use it, there’s this atrophy.

  4. Amy Brooks:

    Plastic waste was once a fairly profitable business for China, because they could use or resell the recycled plastic waste, but a lot of the plastic China received in recent years was poor quality, and it became difficult to turn a profit. China is also producing more plastic waste domestically, so it doesn’t have to rely on other nations for waste.

  5. Stanford University engineer Wei-Min Wu:

    We need to be better at recycling. We shouldn't waste plastic anywhere.


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