Synonyms for additive

Synonyms for (noun) additive

Synonyms: additive

Definition: something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine

Similar words: add-on, addition, improver

Definition: a component that is added to something to improve it

Usage: the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement; the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor

Synonyms for (adjective) additive

Synonyms: additive

Definition: characterized or produced by addition

Usage: an additive process

Similar words: accumulative, cumulative

Definition: increasing by successive addition

Usage: the benefits are cumulative; the eventual accumulative effect of these substances


Similar words: addable, addible

Definition: capable of being added or added to


Similar words: additional, extra

Definition: further or added

Usage: called for additional troops; need extra help; an extra pair of shoes


Similar words: complemental, complementary, completing

Definition: acting as or providing a complement (something that completes the whole)


Similar words: incremental

Definition: increasing gradually by regular degrees or additions

Usage: lecturers enjoy...steady incremental growth in salary


Similar words: intercalary

Definition: having a day or month inserted to make the calendar year correspond to the solar year: "Feb. 29 is an intercalary day"

Usage: a leap year is an intercalary year


Similar words: summational, summative

Definition: of or relating to a summation or produced by summation


Similar words: supplemental, supplementary

Definition: added to complete or make up a deficiency

Usage: produced supplementary volumes


Synonyms: linear, additive

Definition: designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree

Similar words: bilinear

Definition: linear with respect to each of two variables or positions