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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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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
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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
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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"
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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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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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