Nouns (3)

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

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Adjectives (21)

active
adj. (of the sun) characterized by an increased occurrence of sunspots and flares and radio emissions
active
adj. engaged in full-time work; "active duty"; "though past retirement age he is still active in his profession"
active
adj. full of activity or engaged in continuous activity; "an active seaport"; "an active bond market"; "an active account"
active
adj. tending to become more severe or wider in scope; "active tuberculosis"
active
adj. 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"
activated, active
adj. exerting influence or producing a change or effect; "an active ingredient"
active
adj. (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt; "active volcanos"
active
adj. expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor: "Hemingway favors active constructions"
active
adj. exerting influence or producing a change or effect; "an active ingredient"
active
adj. characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action"
alive, active
adj. in operation; "keep hope alive"; "the tradition was still alive"; "an active tradition"
participating, active
adj. taking part in an activity; "an active member of the club"; "he was politically active"; "the participating organizations"
on the move, active
adj. being in physical motion: "active fish in the aquarium"; "a nurse is on the move all day"
combat-ready, fighting, active
adj. engaged in or ready for military or naval operations; "on active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review the fighting forces"
active
adj. refers to objects currently being displayed or used

Fuzzynyms (19)

watchful, alert
adj. engaged in or accustomed to close observation; "caught by a couple of alert cops"; "alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came"; "constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty"
alive, animated
adj. having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news"
cheerful
adj. being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"
alive
adj. (followed by `to' or `of') aware of; "is alive to the moods of others"
zippy, spirited, peppy, bouncy, bouncing
adj. marked by lively action; "a bouncing gait"; "bouncy tunes"; "the peppy and interesting talk"; "a spirited dance"
dynamical, dynamic
adj. characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality; "a dynamic market"; "a dynamic speaker"; "the dynamic president of the firm"
vigorous
adj. characterized by forceful and energetic action or activity; "a vigorous hiker"; "gave her skirt a vigorous shake"; "a vigorous campaign"; "a vigorous foreign policy"; "vigorous opposition to the war"
vibrant
adj. of colors that are bright and striking
reinvigorated, refreshed, invigorated, fresh
adj. with restored energy

Synonyms (87)

lively
adj. full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
can-do
adj. marked by a willingness to tackle a job and get it done; "a can-do kind of person"; "the city's indomitable optimism and can-do spirit"
ever-changing, changing
adj. marked by continuous change or effective action
impulsive, driving
adj. having the power of driving or impelling; "a driving personal ambition"; "the driving force was his innate enthusiasm"; "an impulsive force"
energising, kinetic, energizing
adj. supplying motive force; "the complex civilization of which Rome was the kinetic center"- H.O.Taylor
slashing
adj. as if striking with slashing blows; "his slashing demon-ridden cadenza"
high-energy, high-voltage, high-power, high-powered, high-octane
adj. vigorously energetic or forceful; "a high-octane sales manager"; "a high-octane marketing plan"; "high-powered executives"; "a high-voltage theatrical entrepreneur"
projectile
adj. impelling or impelled forward; "a projectile force"; "a projectile missile"
propellent, propulsive, propelling, propellant
adj. tending to or capable of propelling; "propellant fuel for submarines"; "the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency"; "universities...the seats of propulsive thought"
resurgent, renascent
adj. rising again as to new life and vigor; "resurgent nationalism"
self-propelling, self-propelled
adj. moved forward by its own force or momentum; "a self-propelled egotist"; "the arms program is now self-propelled"
energetic
adj. possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"
actual, real
adj. existing in fact whether with lawful authority or not; "de facto segregation is as real as segregation imposed by law"; "a de facto state of war"
surviving, extant
adj. still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost; "extant manuscripts"; "specimens of graphic art found among extant barbaric folk"- Edward Clodd
interested, concerned
adj. involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in; "a memorandum to those concerned"; "an enterprise in which three men are concerned"; "factors concerned in the rise and fall of epidemics"; "the interested parties met to discuss the business"
caught up
adj. having become involved involuntarily; "caught up in the excitement of the crowd"; "caught up in the scandal"
entangled, embroiled
adj. deeply involved especially in something complicated; "embroiled in the conflict"; "felt unwilling entangled in their affairs"
concerned, implicated
adj. culpably involved; "all those concerned in the bribery case have been identified"; "named three officials implicated in the plot"; "an innocent person implicated by circumstances in a crime"
afoot
adj. traveling by foot; "she was afoot when I saw her this morning"
tossing, agitated
adj. thrown from side to side; "a tossing ship"
oncoming
adj. moving toward one
self-propelling, self-propelled, automotive
adj. containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement; "a self-propelled vehicle"
awheel
adj. traveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g.; "the public was awheel"
circling
adj. moving in a circle
circulating
adj. moving or flowing in a circuit and returning to the same point: "steam circulating through the pipes"; "the circulating thyroid hormones"
creeping, crawling
adj. moving or progressing very slowly or laboriously esp by or as if by dragging the body along close to the ground: "huge crawling reptiles"; "a creeping tractor"
streaming, flowing
adj. moving smoothly and continuously; "crowds flowing through the canyons of the streets"; "fan streaming into the concert hall"
pouring, gushing
adj. flowing profusely; "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood waters"
flittering, fluttering
adj. moving rapidly to and fro (as wings): "fluttering birds"; "the flittering wings of a fledgling"
squirting, spurting, spouting, jetting
adj. propelled violently in a usually narrow stream
itinerant
adj. traveling from place to place to work; "itinerant labor"; "an itinerant judge"
kinetic
adj. characterized by motion; "modern dance has been called kinetic pantomime"
marching
adj. "marching orders"
milling, shuffling
adj. moving about or around: "the milling crowd"
mobile
adj. having transportation available
passing
adj. allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily; "a passing grade"
rotating, revolving, turning, wheeling
adj. turning about an axis
rushing
adj. moving or as if moving with extreme rapidity: "the typical mountain stream is a rushing torrent"; "the rushing yellow of the developing day"
shifty, shifting
adj. changing position or direction; "he drifted into the shifting crowd"; "their nervous shifting glances"; "shifty winds"
spinning, whirling
adj. moving or driven rapidly in a rotary or twisting motion; "a tornado's whirling winds"; "swirling currents"
wriggly, writhing, wriggling, wiggly
adj. moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion; "wiggly worms"
waving, streaming
adj. "banners waving in the breeze"
sweeping
adj. taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination; "a sweeping glance"; "a wide-sweeping view of the river"
afoot, underway
adj. currently in progress; "there is mischief afoot"; "plans are afoot"; "preparations for the trial are underway"
unreeling, unwinding
adj. unwinding from or as if from a reel; "recorded on the unreeling film inside her"; "a long unwinding silk cocoon"
swirling, whirling
adj. moving or driven rapidly in a rotary or twisting motion; "a tornado's whirling winds"; "swirling currents"

Antonyms (26)

passive voice, passive
n. the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb; "`The ball was thrown by the boy' uses the passive voice"; "`The ball was thrown' is an abbreviated passive"
inactive
adj. not active physically or mentally; "illness forced him to live an inactive life"; "dreamy and inactive by nature"
torpid, soggy, sluggish, inert
adj. slow and apathetic; "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age"
inactive
adj. not engaged in full-time work; "inactive reserve"; "an inactive member"
inactive
adj. lacking activity; lying idle or unused; "an inactive mine"; "inactive accounts"; "inactive machinery"
unused, idle
adj. not in active use; "the machinery sat idle during the strike"; "idle hands"
inactive
adj. (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly
latent
adj. (pathology) not presently active; "latent infection"; "latent diabetes"
inactive, passive
adj. lacking in energy or will; "Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith
counteractive
adj. opposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary action
inactive, dormant
adj. (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct ; "a dormant volcano"
extinct
adj. (of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive; "an extinct volcano"
passive
adj. expressing that the subject of the sentence is the patient of the action denoted by the verb; "academics seem to favor passive sentences"
inactive
adj. not exerting influence or change
still, static, motionless, inactive
adj. not in physical motion; "the inertia of an object at rest"
quiet
adj. of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.

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