To furnish or contrive (things) in a makeshift way to meet a pressing need
To think out or produce (a new device, process, etc.); originate, as by experiment; devise for the first time
(Music) At the discretion of the performer. Used chiefly as a direction giving license to alter or omit a part.
Without interference or restriction.
Any composition, musical or otherwise, that is created on the spot without preparation.
(Physics) Acting within brief time intervals. Used especially of a force.
To make, compose, or perform with little or no preparation:
The definition of written is words put down so that they can be read.
To have as a specific aim or purpose; intend:
To produce or compose (text) in a recorded form that can be read:
To list or enumerate:
Spoken, carried out, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought:
Made or done suddenly, with little or no preparation:
Controlled and directed internally : self-active : spontaneous movement characteristic of living things
Rough or crude but effective for a purpose or use.
To engage in feigning, simulation, or other deceptive activity.
Find another word for ad-lib. In this page you can discover 72 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ad-lib, like: extemporize, improvisation, unrehearsed, without restraint, unwritten, make up, invent, according to pleasure, ad libitum, as one thinks best and as one wishes.