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