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

  2. Imaginative(adj)

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

  3. Imaginative(adj)

    unreasonably suspicious; jealous

  4. Origin: [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 and knowing to imagine and use your imagination

    They were imaginative in the creation of their wedding cake and their expression of their 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

How to pronounce imaginative?

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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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    No writer has an imaginative power richer than what the streets offer.

  2. Herman Wouk:

    Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.

  3. Cometan:

    Not born royal or rich was I, but with a mind imaginative in all directions.

  4. Dejan Stojanovic:

    Truth is hard-hearted and unrelenting, too clear, precise; a lie is much more imaginative.

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

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

Images & Illustrations of imaginative

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