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1. additive

noun. ['ˈædɪtɪv'] something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine.

Synonyms

  • artificial additive
  • addition
  • improver
  • add-on
  • food additive

Antonyms

  • unsupportive
  • unhelpful
  • subtraction
  • decrease

Etymology

  • additivus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Additive

  • abortive
  • accommodative
  • accumulative
  • accusative
  • acquisitive
  • active
  • adaptive
  • addictive
  • additive
  • adjective
  • administrative
  • adoptive
  • affective
  • affirmative
  • airmotive
  • alliterative
  • alliterative
  • anticompetitive
  • anti-infective
  • appointive

How do you pronounce additive?

Pronounce additive as ˈædɪtɪv.

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Sentences with additive


1. Adjective
Gus may be sensitive to his dog food; perhaps he's reacting to an additive or flavoring.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Add an oil-thickening additive if the oil level is low.

2. additive

adjective. ['ˈædɪtɪv'] designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree.

Synonyms

  • bilinear

Antonyms

  • scheduled
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • additivus (Latin)

3. additive

adjective. ['ˈædɪtɪv'] characterized or produced by addition.

Synonyms

  • addable
  • incremental
  • accumulative
  • intercalary
  • cumulative
  • extra
  • summational
  • complementary
  • summative
  • complemental
  • supplemental
  • completing
  • additional
  • addible

Antonyms

  • primary
  • unacquisitive
  • necessary
  • natural object

Etymology

  • additivus (Latin)
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