Synonyms of elastic


1. rubber band, elastic band, elastic, band, elastic device

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

2. elastic, fabric, cloth, material, textile

usage: a fabric made of yarns containing an elastic material


1. elastic (vs. inelastic), bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springy, chewy, elasticized, elasticised, expandable, expandible, expansible, expansile, fictile, moldable, plastic, flexible, whippy, rubbery, rubberlike, springlike, stretch, stretchable, stretchy, viscoelastic, flexible#2, flexile

usage: capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"

2. elastic, flexible, pliable, pliant, adaptable (vs. unadaptable)

usage: able to adjust readily to different conditions; "an adaptable person"; "a flexible personality"; "an elastic clause in a contract"

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Definition and meaning of elastic (Dictionary)