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Synonyms for elastic

Synonyms for (noun) elastic

Synonyms: elastic Definition: a fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material

Similar words: fabric, material, cloth, textile Definition: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers Usage: the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent; woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC; she measured off enough material for a dress

Synonyms: rubber band, elastic, elastic band Definition: a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together

Similar words: band Definition: a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)

Similar words: elastic device Definition: any flexible device that will return to its original shape when stretched

Synonyms for (adjective) elastic

Synonyms: elastic Definition: capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy Usage: an elastic band; a youthful and elastic walk

Similar words: bouncy, springy, live, lively, resilient Definition: elastic; rebounds readily Usage: clean bouncy hair; a lively tennis ball; as resilient as seasoned hickory; springy turf

Similar words: chewy Definition: (of a consistency) requiring chewing Usage: chewy caramels

Similar words: elasticised, elasticized Definition: made with strands or inserts of elastic Usage: slacks with an elasticized waistband

Similar words: expandable, expandible, expansible, expansile Definition: (of gases) capable of expansion

Similar words: fictile, plastic, moldable Definition: capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material) Usage: plastic substances such as wax or clay

Similar words: flexible, whippy Definition: bending and snapping back readily without breaking

Similar words: rubberlike, rubbery Definition: having an elastic texture resembling rubber in flexibility or toughness

Similar words: springlike Definition: resembling a spring or the action of a spring

Similar words: stretch Definition: easily stretched Usage: stretch hosiery

Similar words: stretchable, stretchy Definition: capable of being easily stretched and resuming former size or shape

Similar words: viscoelastic Definition: having viscous as well as elastic properties

Synonyms: elastic, pliable, pliant, flexible Definition: able to adjust readily to different conditions Usage: an adaptable person; a flexible personality; an elastic clause in a contract

Similar words: adaptable Definition: capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use Usage: to succeed one must be adaptable; the frame was adaptable to cloth bolts of different widths