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1. elastic

adjective. ['ɪˈlæstɪk'] capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy.

Synonyms

  • moldable
  • whippy
  • elasticized
  • elasticised
  • springlike
  • rubberlike
  • lively
  • stretchy
  • expandible
  • expansible
  • live
  • expandable
  • springy
  • flexile
  • fictile
  • expansile
  • bouncy
  • stretchable
  • chewy
  • plastic
  • flexible
  • stretch
  • viscoelastic
  • resilient

Antonyms

  • inflexible
  • tender
  • unalert
  • unanimated

Etymology

  • elasticus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Gum Elastic

  • unenthusiastic
  • interscholastic
  • iconoclastic
  • thermoplastic
  • enthusiastic
  • ecclesiastic
  • stochastic
  • scholastic
  • sarcastic
  • onomastic
  • inelastic
  • gymnastic
  • fantastik
  • fantastic
  • bombastic
  • monastic
  • dynastic
  • plastic
  • drastic

2. elastic

adjective. ['ɪˈlæstɪk'] able to adjust readily to different conditions.

Synonyms

  • flexible
  • pliant
  • pliable

Antonyms

  • dull
  • lethargic
  • tired
  • spiritless

Etymology

  • elasticus (Latin)

3. elastic

noun. ['ɪˈlæstɪk'] a fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • unexpansive
  • dead
  • inanimate
  • recorded

Etymology

  • elasticus (Latin)

4. elastic

noun. ['ɪˈlæstɪk'] a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together.

Synonyms

  • elastic device
  • band
  • elastic band

Antonyms

  • extinct
  • uncharged
  • noncurrent
  • unloaded

Etymology

  • elasticus (Latin)

5. gum

noun. ['ˈgʌm'] the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth.

Synonyms

  • gingiva
  • rima oris
  • oral cavity
  • animal tissue
  • oral fissure

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • sour
  • unmelodious
  • malodorous

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. gum

noun. ['ˈgʌm'] a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing.

Synonyms

  • chicle gum
  • sweet
  • chicle
  • chewing gum
  • gum ball
  • confection

Antonyms

  • soured
  • displeasing
  • dry
  • salty

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. gum

noun. ['ˈgʌm'] any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying.

Synonyms

  • chicle gum
  • gum eurphorbium
  • kino
  • exudate
  • opopanax
  • gum kino
  • ghatti gum
  • carrageenin
  • mucilage
  • eucalyptus kino
  • galbanum
  • gum sangapenum
  • sweet gum
  • gum arabic
  • olibanum
  • butea gum
  • agar
  • agar-agar
  • tragacanth
  • ghatti
  • Bengal kino
  • dragon's blood
  • euphorbium
  • frankincense
  • mesquite gum
  • carrageenan
  • butea kino
  • gum albanum
  • ammoniac
  • chicle
  • lacquer
  • guar gum
  • kino gum
  • red gum
  • conima
  • cherry-tree gum
  • gum butea
  • sangapenum
  • karaya gum
  • liquidambar
  • gutta balata
  • gum ammoniac
  • gum olibanum
  • sterculia gum
  • eucalyptus gum
  • exudation
  • thus
  • gutta-percha
  • alginic acid
  • algin
  • balata

Antonyms

  • undress
  • slip off
  • genuine
  • reduce

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. gum

verb. ['ˈgʌm'] become sticky.

Antonyms

  • depersonalize

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. gum

verb. ['ˈgʌm'] grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty.

Synonyms

  • chew
  • manducate
  • jaw
  • masticate

Antonyms

  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. gum

noun. ['ˈgʌm'] cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive.

Synonyms

  • marine glue
  • cement
  • animal glue
  • mucilage
  • fish glue
  • glue

Antonyms

  • praise
  • uncover
  • defy
  • exempt

Etymology

  • gome (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gomme (Middle English (1100-1500))
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