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Synonyms for tensile
ˈtɛn səl, -sɪl, -saɪlten·sile

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  1. tensileadjective

    of or relating to tension

    "tensile stress"; "tensile pull"

    Synonyms:
    tractile, malleable, pliant, pliable, ductile

    Antonyms:
    unformed

  2. ductile, malleable, pliable, pliant, tensile, tractileadjective

    capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out

    "ductile copper"; "malleable metals such as gold"; "they soaked the leather to made it pliable"; "pliant molten glass"; "made of highly tensile steel alloy"

    Synonyms:
    bendable, flexible, tractile, elastic, pliant, ductile, plastic, waxy, malleable, fictile, pliable

    Antonyms:
    unformed

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  1. List of paraphrases for "tensile":

    traction, tractive, tension, pull, voltage, train

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