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Synonyms for plastic
ˈplæs tɪkplas·tic

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  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 Antonyms

  1. plastic

    ductile, pliant, yielding, malleable, tractile, flexible

    stubborn, unyielding, inert, unmalleable, inflexible, intractile

Princeton's WordNet

  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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Editors Contribution

  1. non-disposable

    Submitted by anonymous on January 28, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plasticadjective


  2. plasticadjective

    soft, pliable, easily moulded

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plasticadjective

    formative, creative, impressible, fictile

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "plastic":

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


  1. List of known nicknames for "Plastic":

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How to use plastic in a sentence?

  1. Annie Chow:

    A lot of the trash I was embarrassed to show, because I didn't realize how many recyclables we had, it made me realize I needed to shop more at the farmers market, consume less things and buy less plastic.

  2. Thomas Ko:

    Mobile payments need at the end of the day to make it available as much as where plastic is acceptable. If the mobile payments cannot match it, it's very difficult for someone to replace their wallet with a mobile.

  3. Mario Moscatelli:

    These beautiful animals end up confusing plastic garbage with food. That can lead to death as the plastic material obstructs the digestive tract.

  4. Lucy Hughes:

    It's not necessarily plastic that's the problem... It's our overuse of, for example, single-use plastics that might be used for only 10 to 15 seconds before we then have to throw that away.

  5. Susan Lilly:

    The family stayed warm by running the truck engine and covering with furniture blankets, this morning they wrapped their tennis shoes with shipping plastic to help walk in snow and started walking.

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