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Definitions for imaginative
ɪˈmædʒ ə nə tɪv, -ˌneɪ tɪvimag·i·na·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imaginative, inventiveadjective

    (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"

Wiktionary

  1. imaginativeadjective

    having a lively or creative imagination

  2. imaginativeadjective

    tending to be fanciful or inventive

  3. imaginativeadjective

    false or imagined

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imaginativeadjective

    proceeding from, and characterized by, the imagination, generally in the highest sense of the word

    Etymology: [F. imaginatif.]

  2. Imaginativeadjective

    given to imagining; full of images, fancies, etc.; having a quick imagination; conceptive; creative

    Etymology: [F. imaginatif.]

  3. Imaginativeadjective

    unreasonably suspicious; jealous

    Etymology: [F. imaginatif.]

Freebase

  1. Imaginative

    Imaginative is the second full-length album by Swedish progressive rock band Waterclime. It was released on 19 October 2007 and produced, mixed and mastered by Mr V at Waves Studios in 2007.

Editors Contribution

  1. imaginative

    To have.the ability, capacity and knowing to imagine and use our imagination

    We are imaginative in the creation of our wedding, it is an expression of our love for each other.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'imaginative' in Adjectives Frequency: #1010

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imaginative in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imaginative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of imaginative in a Sentence

  1. Hazel Doupe:

    Considering that my character is so ill but so imaginative and happy at the same time, it was complicated to portray all the emotions she has, it was an emotional rollercoaster.

  2. Jim Urry:

    We’re combining renowned Disney entertainment, expertly developed programming and imaginative storytelling to put kids in the center of their own adventures right alongside some of Disney’s most beloved characters, like Mickey Mouse, Chewbacca, Black Panther, Rapunzel, Belle, Anna and Elsa, and more.

  3. Carly Fiorina:

    I have been doing business in China for decades, they are not terribly imaginative. They're not entrepreneurial, they don't innovate. That is why they are stealing our intellectual property.

  4. Nathan Kondamuri:

    It was as if no one before had asked kids to describe their ideal pair of glasses, they were very imaginative, asking for polka dots, stripes, super hero designs.

  5. Louis Leterrier:

    What I am now is his deputy, there is no one more beautifully imaginative, creatively poetic, hard-working, visionary than Lisa Henson. This man has changed the world... No creative force has had this impact on kids and adults the way Lisa Henson has had.

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