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Synonyms for proactive
proʊˈæk tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proactive(adj)

    descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently

    "proactive inhibition"; "proactive interference"

    Antonyms:
    passive, retroactive, inactive

  2. proactive(adj)

    (of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens

    Antonyms:
    passive, inactive, retroactive

Wiktionary

  1. proactive(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    forward-looking, anticipatory, active stance

    Antonyms:
    reactive

  2. proactive(adjective)

    Acting in advance to deal with an expected change or difficulty

    We can deal with each problem as it pops up, or we can take a proactive stance and try to prevent future problems.

    Synonyms:
    anticipatory, active stance, forward-looking

    Antonyms:
    reactive

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How to use proactive in a sentence?

  1. Michele Powell:

    It made it feel like a smart move. It made it feel like a proactive move, rather than an aggressive move. It's not coming from aggression at all. It's coming from a personal desire to protect my family.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    True leadership is all about being verbally and attitudinally positive or active, humble, compassionate, passionate, foresighted, pragmatic and proactive simultaneously. Yes! that is it and that is that. ~Emeasoba George

  3. Alan Rozanski:

    Optimists also tend to have better coping skills and are better problem-solvers, they are better at what we call proactive coping, or anticipating problems and then proactively taking steps to fix them.

  4. Vicki Bryan:

    Reactive (strategy) is way more expensive than proactive.

  5. Joseph Braude:

    The long-term strategy needs to include a proactive approach to fostering moderate elements in the Muslim world.


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