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. James Cunniffe:

    But the rates are clearly attractive.

  2. Dan Szczesny:

    They show people that not having physical things doesn't mean that you are unhappy with your life, that's terribly attractive to searchers from a capitalistic society who are used to attaining stuff to be happy.

  3. 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.

  4. Australia Arthur Culvahouse:

    The money looks attractive and easy upfront, but you better read the fine print.

  5. Yoko Ono:

    I think he had a desire to, but I think he was too inhibited, no, not inhibited. He said, ‘I don’t mind if there’s an incredibly attractive guy.’ It’s very difficult -- they would have to be not just physically attractive, but mentally very advanced too. And you can’t find people like that.

Images & Illustrations of attractive

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