Synonyms and Antonyms of productive
having a role in deciding something's final form
- Joe contributed several productive ideas to the project.
- Overfishing has depleted the stock of fish in these waters, which were once so productive.
bearing, generative, producing, yielding
abounding, abundant, bountiful
copious, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentiful, plenitudinous
blooming, bursting, flourishing, swarming, teeming, thriving
creative, inventive, original
producing or capable of producing a desired result
- Panicking during a crisis is not productive behavior.
adequate, capable, competent
accomplished, adept, consummate, experienced, expert, masterly, practiced (also practised), proficient, skilled, skillful, versed, veteran, virtuoso
cogent, convincing, killer, sound, striking, telling, valid
applicable, feasible, functional, practicable, practical, realizable, usable (also useable), workable
incapable, incompetent, inexperienced, inexpert, unqualified, unseasoned, unskilled, unskillful
abortive, bootless, futile, vain
empty, hollow, idle, pointless, unavailing, unprofitable, unsuccessful