Antonyms of adj causative

1 sense of causative

Sense 1
causative (vs. noncausative) -- (producing an effect; "poverty as a causative factor in crime")

noncausative (vs. causative), noncausal -- (not causative)

Similarity of adj causative

1 sense of causative

Sense 1
causative (vs. noncausative) -- (producing an effect; "poverty as a causative factor in crime")
       => abortifacient -- (causing abortion)
       => activating (prenominal), actuating (prenominal) -- (causing motion or action or change)
       => anorectic, anorexigenic -- (causing loss of appetite; "an anorectic (or anorexigenic) drug")
       => causal -- (involving or constituting a cause; causing; "a causal relationship between scarcity and higher prices")
       => conducive, contributing (prenominal), contributive, contributory, tributary -- (tending to bring about; being partly responsible for; "working conditions are not conducive to productivity"; "the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city"; "a contributory factor")
       => errhine -- (causing nasal discharge)
       => fast -- ((of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time; "a fast lens")
       => inductive, inducive -- (inducing or influencing; leading on; "inductive to the sin of Eve"- John Milton)
       => motivative (prenominal), motive (prenominal), motivating -- (impelling to action; "it may well be that ethical language has primarily a motivative function"- Arthur Pap; "motive pleas"; "motivating arguments")
       => motive (prenominal), motor -- (causing or able to cause motion; "a motive force"; "motive power"; "motor energy")
       => precipitating (prenominal) -- (bringing on suddenly or abruptly; "the completion of the railroad was the precipitating cause in the extinction of waterborne commerce")
       => responsible, responsible for (predicate) -- (being the agent or cause; "determined who was the responsible party"; "termites were responsible for the damage")
       => sternutatory, sternutative -- (causing sneezing; "pepper is a sternutatory substance")

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