Definitions for inventiveɪnˈvɛn tɪv

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  1. imaginative, inventive(adj)

    (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action

    "an imaginative use of material"; "the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford; "an ingenious device"; "had an inventive turn of mind"; "inventive ceramics"

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  1. inventive(Adjective)

    of, or relating to invention

  2. inventive(Adjective)

    creative, or skilful at inventing

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Inventive(adj)

    able and apt to invent; quick at contrivance; ready at expedients; as, an inventive head or genius

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. inventif.]

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