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Synonyms for plastic
ˈplæs tɪkplas·tic

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. plasticnoun

    elastic, genuine

  2. plasticnoun

    Capable of being moulded; malleable, flexible, pliant.

    genuine, elastic

  3. plasticadjective

    Producing tissue.

    genuine, elastic

  4. plasticnoun

    A synthetic, thermoplastic, solid, hydrocarbon-based polymer.

    elastic, genuine

  5. plasticnoun

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

    genuine, elastic

  6. plasticnoun

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

    elastic, genuine

  7. plasticadjective

    Made of plastic.

    genuine, elastic

  8. plasticadjective

    genuine, elastic

  9. plasticadjective

    elastic, genuine

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. plastic

    ductile, pliant, yielding, malleable, tractile, flexible

    stubborn, unyielding, inert, unmalleable, inflexible, intractile

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. plasticnoun

    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

    charge card, charge plate, credit card

    inelastic, destructive, unimpressionable

  2. credit card, charge card, charge plate, plasticadjective

    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?"

    charge card, charge plate, credit card

    unimpressionable, destructive, inelastic

  3. fictile, moldable, plasticadjective

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

    "plastic substances such as wax or clay"

    moldable, fictile, pliant, pliable, shaping, formative

    unimpressionable, inelastic, destructive

  4. plastic, pliantadjective

    capable of being influenced or formed

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

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

    inelastic, destructive, unimpressionable

  5. formative, shaping, plasticadjective

    forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning

    "a formative influence"; "a formative experience"

    moldable, fictile, shaping, pliant, formative

    inelastic, unimpressionable, destructive

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  1. non-disposable

    Submitted by anonymous on January 28, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. plasticadjective


  2. plasticadjective

    soft, pliable, easily moulded

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. plasticadjective

    formative, creative, impressible, fictile

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "plastic":

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

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Plastic":

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  1. 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.

  2. Stanford University engineer Wei-Min Wu:

    The most important part is understanding that the mealworm's gut is so efficient in degrading plastic, the bacteria is essential.

  3. Max Ribeiro:

    She started flaunting a luxurious lifestyle that her salary couldn't afford, she was traveling, doing plastic surgeries and buying expensive cars.

  4. Mike Sonko:

    This is a police case. You can not lose 12 babies in a day. ... You're hiding bodies in plastic bags. ... these are human beings.

  5. Alexandra Patrikiou:

    Since plastic is dominating our daily life, it would be very difficult to stop using it. But, if someone somehow makes it like a habit, we think we could stop buying altogether.

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