generative generative  /ˈdʒɛ nə rə tɪv/


  1. (adj) having the ability to produce or originate
  2. (adj) producing new life or offspring



  1. Computers are the dumb end of generative art, he explains.
  2. But it is only by building a new foundation that we will once again harness that incredible generative capacity of the American people.
  3. But he senses that the problem has something to do with the generative urge.


  1. See Your Portrait, Painted With The Cosmos

    We are all made of stars. And now we can look like the universe. Would you like to see your face rendered in stars? Artist Sergio Albiac is using images from the Hubble Telescope to create generative portraits and featuring them in a Flickr series called Stardust Portraits. As Albiac describes it on his website : Read Full Story        
    on July 22, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. Riverside Resources Signs US$1,800,000 Three Year Strategic Alliance With Antofagasta for Copper Exploration in ...

    Riverside Resources Inc. is pleased to announce the signing of a three year, US$1.8M strategic exploration alliance with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Antofagasta Plc for generative exploration in the major ...
    on July 22, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "We are called upon to recognize that the free market is the most powerful generative force for our prosperity -- but it is not a free license to ignore the consequences of our actions," Obama said.
    on Jun 18, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. Chief executive Kate Swann said: "The cash return to shareholders reflects our confidence in the cash generative nature of our business and our commitment to maintain an appropriate capital structure."
    on Jan 31, 2008 By: Kate Swann Source: Independent

  3. "With this transaction we have now practically completed our shift towards more stable, cash generative businesses and away from the earnings volatility associated with cyclical industries like components and semiconductors," Kleisterlee said.
    on Aug 3, 2006 By: Gerard Kleisterlee Source: CBS News

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