Antonyms

1. elective

adjective. ['ɪˈlɛktɪv'] not compulsory.

Antonyms

  • unnaturally

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Words that Rhyme with Elective

  • retrospective
  • introspective
  • anti-infective
  • prospective
  • irrespective
  • subjective
  • respective
  • reflective
  • projective
  • perspective
  • ineffective
  • convective
  • protective
  • objective
  • invective
  • infective
  • directive
  • detective
  • defective
  • connective
  • collective
  • effective
  • corrective
  • affective

Example sentences of the word elective


1. Noun, singular or mass
A creative elective available within this area is writing for broadcast news.

2. Adjective
Most programs require you to take a number of elective courses as well.

Quotes containing the word elective


1. Friendships are the family we make - not the one we inherit. I've always been someone to whom friendship, elective affinities, is as important as family.
- Salman Rushdie

2. non-elective

adjective. filled by appointment rather than by election.

Synonyms

  • nonelective
  • appointed
  • appointive

Antonyms

  • unsettled
  • unfurnished
  • unassigned
  • course of instruction

3. elective

adjective. ['ɪˈlɛktɪv'] subject to popular election.

Synonyms

  • elected
  • electoral

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • stand still
  • ebb

4. elective

noun. ['ɪˈlɛktɪv'] a course that the student can select from among alternatives.

Synonyms

  • class
  • course
  • course of study
  • elective course

Antonyms

  • nonelective
  • appointed
  • non-elective
  • nominative
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