Active

All possible synonyms of the word Active as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Active

Definition

  • engaged in full-time work; "active duty"; "though past retirement age he is still active in his profession"

Synonyms

  • active

Similar to

  • activated: (military) set up and placed on active assignment; "a newly activated unit"

Active

Definition

  • (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt; "active volcanos"

Synonyms

  • active

Attributes

  • action, activity, activeness: the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action"

Topic domains

  • vent, volcano: a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt

Similar to

  • eruptive: actively spewing out lava; "a geyser is an intermittently eruptive hot spring"

Active

Definition

  • (of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting

Synonyms

  • active

Also see

  • live: exerting force or containing energy; "live coals"; "tossed a live cigarette out the window"; "got a shock from a live wire"; "live ore is unmined ore"; "a live bomb"; "a live ball is one in play"

Similar to

  • alive, live: capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive"

Active, dynamic

Definition

  • (used of verbs (e.g. `to run') and participial adjectives (e.g. `running' in `running water')) expressing action rather than a state of being

Synonyms

  • active
  • dynamic

Topic domains

  • grammar: the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

Active

Definition

  • expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor: "Hemingway favors active constructions"

Synonyms

  • active

Topic domains

  • grammar: the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

Active

Definition

  • (of the sun) characterized by an increased occurrence of sunspots and flares and radio emissions

Synonyms

  • active

Topic domains

  • astronomy, uranology: the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole

Active, alive(p)

Definition

  • in operation; "keep hope alive"; "the tradition was still alive"; "an active tradition"

Synonyms

  • active
  • alive(p)

Similar to

  • existent, existing: having existence or being or actuality; "an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient"; "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran"

Active

Definition

  • full of activity or engaged in continuous activity; "an active seaport"; "an active bond market"; "an active account"

Synonyms

  • active

Similar to

  • brisk: very active; "doing a brisk business"
  • bustling: full of energetic and noisy activity; "a bustling city"
  • busy: crowded with or characterized by much activity; "a very busy week"; "a busy life"; "a busy street"; "a busy seaport"
  • going(a): in full operation; "a going concern"
  • open: ready for business; "the stores are open"
  • springy: (of movements) light and confidently active; "he walked away with a springy step"

Active

Definition

  • exerting influence or producing a change or effect; "an active ingredient"

Synonyms

  • active

Similar to

  • activated: rendered active; e.g. rendered radioactive or luminescent or photosensitive or conductive
  • counteractive: opposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary action
  • surface-active: capable of lowering the surface tension of a liquid; used especially of detergents

Active

Definition

  • characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action"

Synonyms

  • active

Also see

  • energetic: possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"
  • lively: full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"

Attributes

  • activeness, activity: the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"

Similar to

  • about(p), astir(p): on the move; "up and about"; "the whole town was astir over the incident"
  • acrobatic, athletic, gymnastic: vigorously active; "an acrobatic dance"; "an athletic child"; "athletic playing"; "gymnastic exercises"
  • agile, nimble, quick, spry: moving quickly and lightly; "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"
  • hot: marked by excited activity; "a hot week on the stock market"
  • hyperactive, overactive: more active than normal; "a hyperactive child"
  • on the go(p): (of a person) very busy and active; "is always on the go"
  • sporty: appropriate for sport or engagement in a sport

Active, participating

Definition

  • taking part in an activity; "an active member of the club"; "he was politically active"; "the participating organizations"

Synonyms

  • active
  • participating

Similar to

  • involved: connected by participation or association or use; "we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved"; "the problems involved"; "the involved muscles"; "I don't want to get involved"; "everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified"

Active

Definition

  • disposed to take action or effectuate change; "a director who takes an active interest in corporate operations"; "an active antagonism"; "he was active in drawing attention to their grievances"

Synonyms

  • active

Attributes

  • activeness, activity: the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"

Similar to

  • activist, activistic: advocating or engaged in activism
  • hands-on: involving active participation; "he's a hands-on manager"; "hands-on operations"
  • proactive: (of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens

Active, combat-ready, fighting(a)

Definition

  • engaged in or ready for military or naval operations; "on active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review the fighting forces"

Synonyms

  • active
  • combat-ready
  • fighting(a)

Similar to

  • operational: (military) of or intended for or involved in military operations

Topic domains

  • military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine: the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Active

Definition

  • tending to become more severe or wider in scope; "active tuberculosis"

Synonyms

  • active

Topic domains

  • pathology: the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases

Similar to

  • progressive: advancing in severity; "progressive paralysis"

Active

Definition

  • a person who is a participating member of an organization; "the club issues a list of members, both the actives and the retirees"

Synonyms

  • active

Hypernyms

  • person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul: a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"

Active voice, active

Definition

  • the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb; "`The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice"

Synonyms

  • active voice
  • active

Hypernyms

  • voice: (linguistics) the grammatical relation (active or passive) of the grammatical subject of a verb to the action that the verb denotes

Active agent, active

Definition

  • chemical agent capable of activity

Synonyms

  • active agent
  • active

Hypernyms

  • chemical agent: an agent that produces chemical reactions

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