Absorptive

All possible synonyms of the word Absorptive as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Absorbent, absorptive

Definition

  • having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.); "as absorbent as a sponge"

Synonyms

  • absorbent
  • absorptive

Attributes

  • absorbency: the property of being absorbent

Similar to

  • absorbefacient, sorbefacient: inducing or promoting absorption
  • assimilating, assimilative, assimilatory: capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution; "an assimilative substance
  • hygroscopic: absorbing moisture (as from the air)
  • receptive: able to absorb liquid (not repellent); "the paper is ink-receptive"
  • shock-absorbent: having the capacity to absorb the energy of an impact; "the material absorbs shock and is used for shock-absorbent insoles"
  • spongy, spongelike: like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed
  • thirsty: able to take in large quantities of moisture; "thirsty towels"

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