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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. Nadege Nzoyem:

    When you are recycling plastic you use too much energy, wood will turn into organic material if you just leave it outside.

  2. The Hays ':

    It ’ll be a challenge if everybody just has plastic, so I would suggest highly [ that people ] bring cash and checks.

  3. Anchalee Pipattanawattanakul:

    ASEAN says the problem needs to be addressed, but there is no action plan that will actually decrease the use of plastic.

  4. Talisa Hardin:

    When I come home every day, I live in fear of contracting the virus, when I get home, I have to take off my scrubs, because the hospital won't give us hospital scrubs. I leave them outside in a plastic bag for a few days before I bring them in to wash them.

  5. Mark Murray:

    After spending more than $3.1 million, 98 percent of which was raised from out of state, it is clear that the plastic bag industry is more interested in their own profits than reducing an unnecessary source of pollution and waste that threaten California's wildlife and pollutes our ocean, coast, and our communities.

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    An antonym for the term "Ductile"?
    • A. fictile
    • B. malleable
    • C. pliable
    • D. intractable

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