indicative significative suggestive
meaningful meaningful adj. Having a meaning or purpose; having significance; as, a meaningful explanation; a meaningful discussion; a meaningful pause; to live a meaningful life. Opposite of {meaningless}. [Narrower terms: {comprehensible, understandable}; {indicative, significative, suggestive ; {meaty, substantive ; {purposeful}] Also See: {purposeful}, {significant}, {important}. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • suggestive — [adj1] signifying evocative, evocatory, expressive, giving an inkling*, indicative, intriguing, pregnant, redolent, remindful, reminiscent, significative, symbolic, symptomatic; concepts 267,529 Ant. meaningless, simple suggestive [adj2] dirty,… …   New thesaurus

  • suggestive — Synonyms and related words: absolute, adducible, admissible, allegorical, allusive, allusory, associational, attestative, attestive, authentic, based on, bawdy, blue, broad, certain, circumstantial, conclusive, connotational, connotative,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • significative — adjective Date: 15th century 1. significant, suggestive 2. indicative < symptoms significative of malaria > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indicative — adj Usu. indicative of indicatory, indicating, pointing to, Obs. indicant; suggestive, suggesting, symptomatic, symptomatical, diagnostic; denotative, denoting, representative, representing, typical, characteristic; symbolic, emblematic,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • indicative — Synonyms and related words: Christophanic, Satanophanic, absolute, adducible, admissible, allegorical, allusive, allusory, angelophanic, appearing, associational, attestative, attestive, augural, authentic, based on, certain, characteristic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • significative — sig nif·i·ca·tive || sɪg nɪfɪkeɪtɪv / kÉ™tɪv adj. indicative, serving to signify; suggestive, having meaning, meaningful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • significative — adj 1. indicative, signaling, sema phoric, communicative; symbolic, representational, denotative, designative, denominative, naming, specifying, specific. 2. suggestive, expressive, meaning; meaningful, pregnant, pithy. See significant(def. 2) …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • comprehensible understandable — meaningful meaningful adj. Having a meaning or purpose; having significance; as, a meaningful explanation; a meaningful discussion; a meaningful pause; to live a meaningful life. Opposite of {meaningless}. [Narrower terms: {comprehensible,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meaningful — adj. Having a meaning or purpose; having significance; as, a meaningful explanation; a meaningful discussion; a meaningful pause; to live a meaningful life. Opposite of {meaningless}. [Narrower terms: {comprehensible, understandable}; {indicative …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meaty substantive — meaningful meaningful adj. Having a meaning or purpose; having significance; as, a meaningful explanation; a meaningful discussion; a meaningful pause; to live a meaningful life. Opposite of {meaningless}. [Narrower terms: {comprehensible,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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