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Synonyms for tentative
ˈtɛn tə tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. probationary, provisional, provisionary, tentative(adj)

    under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon

    "probationary employees"; "a provisional government"; "just a tentative schedule"

    Synonyms:
    provisional, provisionary, probationary, doubtful

    Antonyms:
    unconditioned, unconditional, settled

  2. doubtful, tentative(adj)

    unsettled in mind or opinion

    "drew a few tentative conclusions"

    Synonyms:
    dubitable, probationary, provisionary, doubtful, in question(p), provisional, dubious

    Antonyms:
    settled, unconditioned, unconditional

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tentative

    Synonyms:
    experimental, empirical, speculative

    Antonyms:
    uniform, certain, sure, necessary, unfailing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tentative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    trying, essaying, experimental

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How to use tentative in a sentence?

  1. Eric Bergh:

    Staff believes the tentative settlement is a positive step towards an ultimate resolution of this matter.

  2. Doug Parker:

    The tentative agreements deliver on all of these — and more.

  3. John Fleming:

    Working with our UAW partners, we have reached a tentative agreement for the next four years for our employees and our business, the agreement, if ratified, will help lead the Ford Motor Company, our employees and our communities into the future.

  4. Jamie Searle:

    There's a growing sense that the bounce in U.S. TIPS has helped create a more positive backdrop. It's quite tentative though -- we're not talking about a broad-based pick up in global inflation here.

  5. Lisa Shalett:

    One of the key things the December selloff did was it priced a materially reduced set of earnings expectations for 2019. As a result, investors are going to be somewhat forgiving of companies who either miss estimates or are somewhat tentative in their guidance because they are now expecting that, any companies that talk about 2019 being just as good as 2018 or even sequentially a lot better are going to constitute an upside surprise.


Translations for tentative

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  • مؤقتArabic
  • předběžný, pokusný, zkušební, nejistý, provizorníCzech
  • Versuch, experimentell, vorläufig, provisorischGerman
  • tentativo, experimental, tanteo, preliminar, provisional, provisorio, indecisoSpanish
  • esialgne, katseline, ebalev, kõhklevEstonian
  • alustava, kokeellinen, epävarma, epäröiväFinnish
  • provisoire, tentatifFrench
  • जांच काHindi
  • forsøksvis, tentativ, foreløpigNorwegian
  • niepewnyPolish
  • пробный, опытный, предполагаемый, ориентировочный, временный, экспериментальный, предположительный, предварительныйRussian
  • preliminär, försöks-Swedish
  • தற்காலிகTamil
  • అస్థిరమైనదనేTelugu

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