English dictionary definition of:

active


Noun

  • chemical agent capable of activity
  • the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
  • a person who is a participating member of an organization

Adjective

  • tending to become more severe or wider in scope
  • disposed to take action or effectuate change
  • characterized by energetic activity
  • exerting influence or producing a change or effect
  • full of activity or engaged in continuous activity
  • (of the sun) characterized by an increased occurrence of sunspots and flares and radio emissions
  • expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor:
  • (used of verbs (e.g. `to run') and participial adjectives (e.g. `running' in `running water')) expressing action rather than a state of being
  • (of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting
  • (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt
  • engaged in full-time work
  • engaged in or ready for military or naval operations
  • taking part in an activity
  • in operation

Thesaurus

alive   combat-ready   dynamic   fighting   participating  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Words ending in -ve and learn about the word active in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 3. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 2.

View spelling list Short a words and learn about the word active in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

Scrabble score for active


Scrabble score = 11

generated at 15:58:09 on 16-03-20

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