What does attractive mean?

Definitions for attractive
əˈtræk tɪvat·trac·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attractive(adj)

    pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm

    "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive clothes"; "a book with attractive illustrations"

  2. attractive(adj)

    having power to arouse interest

    "an attractive opportunity"; "the job is attractive because of the pay"

  3. attractive(a)(adj)

    having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull

    "an attractive force";

Wiktionary

  1. attractive(Adjective)

    Causing attraction; having the quality of attracting by inherent force.

    Etymology: From attractivus.

  2. attractive(Adjective)

    Having the power of charming or alluring by agreeable qualities; enticing.

    That's a very attractive offer.

    Etymology: From attractivus.

  3. attractive(Adjective)

    Pleasing or appealing to the senses.

    He is an attractive fellow with a trim figure.

    Etymology: From attractivus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attractive(adj)

    having the power or quality of attracting or drawing; as, the attractive force of bodies

    Etymology: [Cf. F. attractif.]

  2. Attractive(adj)

    attracting or drawing by moral influence or pleasurable emotion; alluring; inviting; pleasing

    Etymology: [Cf. F. attractif.]

  3. Attractive(noun)

    that which attracts or draws; an attraction; an allurement

    Etymology: [Cf. F. attractif.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'attractive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2019

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'attractive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2795

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'attractive' in Adjectives Frequency: #266

How to pronounce attractive?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say attractive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attractive in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attractive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of attractive in a Sentence

  1. Wells Fargo:

    We see airports as resistant to the challenges faced by state and local governments with respect to post-employment benefits, demand is not all that surprising as investors in municipal airports have been rewarded over the past three years with relatively attractive returns as have toll road investors.

  2. Marcus Munafò:

    You consume a drink, so you see other people as more attractive, but you also become more attractive yourself because you've consumed a drink. And exactly how that would play out in the real world, we don't know.

  3. Bede Jarrett:

    The mysterious is always attractive. People will always follow a vail.

  4. Antam President Director Tedy Badrujaman:

    Actually Newmont is not the only one that is attractive, all the foreign-owned shares related to the core business of Antam and state miners, we can take, be it a gold or nickel company.

  5. Chris Wightman:

    We have been evaluating China for years and the backdrop is relatively attractive from a fundamental standpoint, but we can't obtain the access.

Images & Illustrations of attractive

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