Tentative meaning in English | Easy explanation | Indian dictionary

Tentative meaning in English: In this article, the meaning of the word ‘Tentative’ is explained in easy English with examples, along with its synonyms and antonyms.

Tentative’ pronunciation= ten-tə-tiv, tentətiv

Tentative meaning in English

Tentative means, It is suggested and proposed, but it has not been confirmed.

1. Something is possible but not certain or definite.

2. Before anything is being agreed upon something but in the end, it might not work out.

3. Done without confidence, indecisive.

Tentative-Example

The word ‘Tentative’ acts as an adjective.

Sentences that can be formed using the word ‘Tentative’ are as follows.

Examples:

▪ All plans are tentative; this is the primary reason for his failure.

▪ He is not sure about this, he is tentative.

▪ It really irritates me he is tentative about everything.

▪ He made a tentative offer for the house.

▪ The university declared a tentative date for exams due to the corona pandemic.

▪ His nervousness showed clearly as he took tentative steps toward the exam hall.

▪ He is tentative about winning the game.

▪ Ramesh remembers everything that is tentative in his life.

‘Tentative’ other meanings

Tentative list= A Tentative List is an inventory of properties.

Tentative exam= Details about the exam such as date, time, location, etc. are subject to change.

Tentative exam date= Expected or provisional exam date.

Tentative delivery= Expected delivery date.

Tentative quantity= Unconfirmed or unsteady quantity of product.

Tentative rate=  Expected or uncertain price of the product.

Tentative date= A tentative date is a date it’s not fixed yet and is still likely to change.

Tentative date sheet= Provisional or temporary date sheet.

Tentative date of joining= Temporary date of joining

‘Tentative’ Synonyms-antonyms

The synonyms of the word ‘Tentative’ are as follows.

Unconfirmed
Uncertain
Unconfident
Unsettled
Unsteady
Hesitant
Doubtful
Provisional
Indefinite
Experimental
Not sure
Not final

The antonyms of the word ‘Tentative’ are as follows.

Definite
Confident
Steady
Certain
Settled

 

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