Synonyms and Antonyms for operative

1. operative (adj.)

being in force or having or exerting force

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2. operative (n.)

someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information

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4. operative (adj.)

(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

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5. operative (adj.)

relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine

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6. operative (adj.)

effective; producing a desired effect

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