What does imaginative mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. imaginative(Adjective)

    having a lively or creative imagination

  2. imaginative(Adjective)

    tending to be fanciful or inventive

  3. imaginative(Adjective)

    false or imagined

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imaginative(adj)

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

    Etymology: [F. imaginatif.]

  2. Imaginative(adj)

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

    Etymology: [F. imaginatif.]

  3. Imaginative(adj)

    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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How to say imaginative in sign language?

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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. Ginnifer Goodwin:

    Thus far, that has been really easy for us with our lifestyle, he is like the most imaginative 9-month old on the planet. He reads books like you wouldn't believe.

  2. Edgar Allen Poe, The Murders in the Rue Morgue:

    The ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.

  3. Northrop Frye:

    It is of the essence of imaginative culture that it transcends the limits both of the naturally possible and of the morally acceptable.

  4. Ian Ziering:

    Our writer Thunder Levin is very creative, he's very imaginative and he doesn't try to outdo what he's already done, you can't outdo jumping into a shark and chain-sawing your way out. What he's so clever at is finding other moments that are equally jaw-dropping, so the movie just continues on the peaks and valleys, and it's a great, great ride for everybody.

  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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