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

  • active - 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

    active - thesaurus

    alive   dynamic   fighting   participating  

    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

    a is 1 c is 3 t is 1 i is 1 v is 4 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 11

    generated at 13:53:16 on 02-12-23

    Spelling dictionary home

    Sign up to remove this advert

    Try Spellzone for free

    Search for a word

    Sign up to remove this advert

    "I have just subscribed and look forward to continuing to use Spellzone. I have been really impressed with the program during the trial period and the students gave very positive feedback. Many thanks."

    Teacher, International School, Geneva