Antonyms of adj explorative

1 sense of explorative

Sense 1
exploratory (vs. nonexploratory), explorative -- (serving in or intended for exploration or discovery; "an exploratory operation"; "exploratory reconnaissance"; "digging an exploratory well in the Gulf of Mexico"; "exploratory talks between diplomats")


Similarity of adj explorative

1 sense of explorative

Sense 1
exploratory (vs. nonexploratory), explorative -- (serving in or intended for exploration or discovery; "an exploratory operation"; "exploratory reconnaissance"; "digging an exploratory well in the Gulf of Mexico"; "exploratory talks between diplomats")
       => alpha -- (early testing stage of a software or hardware product; "alpha version")
       => beta -- (preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product; "a beta version"; "beta software")
       => preliminary -- (denoting an action or event preceding or in preparation for something more important; designed to orient or acquaint with a situation before proceeding; "a preliminary investigation")
       => searching -- (exploring thoroughly)
       => wildcat -- ((of a mine or oil well) drilled speculatively in an area not known to be productive; "drilling there would be strictly a wildcat operation"; "a wildcat mine"; "wildcat drilling"; "wildcat wells")

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