Active: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Synonyms Antonyms Hypernym Topic Attributes
active 16 Chemical agent capable of activity No Data Noun No Data No Data chemical agent No Data No Data
active 9 Tending to become more severe or wider in scope active tuberculosis Adjective progressive inactive No Data pathology No Data
active 7 Engaged in or ready for military or naval operations on active duty, the platoon is combat-ready, review the fighting forces Adjective operational No Data No Data military No Data
fighting 5 Engaged in or ready for military or naval operations on active duty, the platoon is combat-ready, review the fighting forces Adjective operational No Data No Data military No Data
active 5 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 Adjective activist, hands-on, proactive passive No Data No Data activeness
active 4 Taking part in an activity an active member of the club, he was politically active, the participating organizations Adjective involved No Data No Data No Data No Data
active 3 Characterized by energetic activity an active toddler, active as a gazelle, an active man is a man of action Adjective about, acrobatic, agile, hot, hyperactive, on the go, sporty inactive No Data No Data activeness
active 2 Exerting influence or producing a change or effect an active ingredient Adjective activated, counteractive, surface-active inactive No Data No Data No Data
active 2 Full of activity or engaged in continuous activity an active seaport, an active bond market, an active account Adjective brisk, bustling, busy, going, open, springy inactive No Data No Data No Data
active 1 In operation keep hope alive, the tradition was still alive, an active tradition Adjective existent No Data No Data No Data No Data
active 0 (of the sun) characterized by an increased occurrence of sunspots and flares and radio emissions No Data Adjective No Data quiet No Data astronomy No Data
active 0 (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt active volcanos Adjective eruptive dormant No Data vent action
active 0 (of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting No Data Adjective alive extinct No Data No Data No Data
dynamic 0 (used of verbs (e.g. `to run’) and participial adjectives (e.g. `running’ in `running water’)) expressing action rather than a state of being No Data Adjective No Data No Data No Data grammar No Data
active 0 (used of verbs (e.g. `to run’) and participial adjectives (e.g. `running’ in `running water’)) expressing action rather than a state of being No Data Adjective No Data stative No Data grammar No Data
active 0 Expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor: Hemingway favors active constructions Adjective No Data passive No Data grammar No Data
active agent 0 Chemical agent capable of activity No Data Noun No Data No Data chemical agent No Data No Data
alive 0 In operation keep hope alive, the tradition was still alive, an active tradition Adjective existent No Data No Data No Data No Data
participating 0 Taking part in an activity an active member of the club, he was politically active, the participating organizations Adjective involved No Data No Data No Data No Data
combat-ready 0 Engaged in or ready for military or naval operations on active duty, the platoon is combat-ready, review the fighting forces Adjective operational No Data No Data military No Data
active 0 A person who is a participating member of an organization the club issues a list of members, both the actives and the retirees Noun No Data No Data person No Data No Data
active 0 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” Noun No Data No Data voice No Data No Data
active voice 0 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” Noun No Data passive voice voice No Data No Data
active 0 Engaged in full-time work active duty, though past retirement age he is still active in his profession Adjective activated inactive No Data No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Active" have?

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The word "Active" has 24 meanings. The most frequent meaning is active.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Active"?

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The word "Active" has 408 hyponyms which are: active agent, desiccant, oxidant, reagent, reducing agent, scavenger, vesicant, wetting agent, abator, abjurer, abomination, abstainer, achiever, acquaintance, acquirer, active, actor, adjudicator, admirer, adoptee, adult, adventurer, adversary, advisee, advocate, affiant, african, agnostic, amateur, amerindian, ancient, anomaly, anti-american, anti, applicant, appointee, appreciator, apprehender, aquarius, archaist, aries, arrogator, assessee, asthmatic, authority, autodidact, baby boomer, baby buster, bad guy, bad person, baldhead, balker, bather, beard, bedfellow, bereaved, best, birth, biter, black, blogger, blond, bluecoat, bodybuilder, bomber, brunet, bullfighter, buster, cancer, candidate, capitalist, capricorn, captor, case, cashier, celebrant, censor, chameleon, changer, charmer, child, chutzpanik, closer, clumsy person, collector, color-blind person, combatant, commoner, communicator, complexifier, compulsive, computer user, contemplative, contestant, convert, copycat, counter, counterterrorist, coward, crawler, creator, creature, creditor, cripple, dancer, dead person, deaf person, debaser, debtor, defecator, delayer, deliverer, demander, dieter, differentiator, disentangler, disputant, dissenter, divider, domestic partner, double, dresser, dribbler, drug user, dyslectic, ectomorph, effecter, elizabethan, emotional person, endomorph, engineer, enjoyer, enrollee, entertainer, ethnic, experimenter, expert, explorer, extrovert, face, faddist, faller, fastener, female, fiduciary, first-rater, follower, free agent, friend, fugitive, gainer, gambler, gatekeeper, gatherer, gemini, gentile, good guy, good person, granter, greeter, grinner, groaner, grunter, guesser, handicapped person, hater, heterosexual, homosexual, homunculus, hope, hoper, huddler, hugger, immune, individualist, inhabitant, innocent, insured, intellectual, interpreter, introvert, jat, jew, jewel, jumper, junior, juvenile, killer, kink, kneeler, knocker, knower, large person, latin, laugher, leader, learner, left-hander, leo, libra, life, lightning rod, linguist, literate, liver, longer, loose cannon, loved one, lover, machine, mailer, malcontent, male, man, man jack, manipulator, married, masturbator, measurer, mesomorph, mestizo, middlebrow, miracle man, misogamist, mixed-blood, modern, money handler, monolingual, mother hen, mouse, mutilator, namer, namesake, national, native, neglecter, neighbor, neutral, nondescript, nonmember, nonparticipant, nonpartisan, nonperson, nonreligious person, nonresident, nonsmoker, nonworker, nude, nurser, occultist, optimist, orphan, ostrich, ouster, outcaste, outdoorsman, owner, pamperer, pansexual, pardoner, partner, party, passer, peer, perceiver, percher, person of color, personage, personification, perspirer, philosopher, picker, pisces, pisser, planner, player, posturer, powderer, precursor, preserver, primitive, propositus, public relations person, pursuer, pussycat, quarter, quitter, radical, realist, rectifier, redhead, registrant, relative, reliever, religious person, repeater, rescuer, rester, restrainer, revenant, rich person, right-hander, riser, romper, roundhead, ruler, rusher, sagittarius, scientist, scorpio, scratcher, second-rater, seeder, seeker, segregate, self, sensualist, sentimentalist, sex object, sex symbol, shaker, showman, signer, simpleton, six-footer, skidder, slav, slave, sleepyhead, sloucher, small person, smasher, smiler, sneezer, sniffer, sniffler, snuffer, snuffler, socializer, sort, sounding board, sphinx, spitter, sport, sprawler, spurner, squinter, stifler, stigmatic, stooper, stranger, struggler, subject, supernumerary, surrenderer, survivalist, survivor, suspect, tagger, tapper, taurus, tempter, termer, terror, testator, thin person, third-rater, thrower, tiger, totemist, toucher, transfer, transsexual, transvestite, traveler, trier, turner, tyrant, undoer, unfortunate, unskilled person, unwelcome person, user, vanisher, victim, victorian, virgo, visionary, visually impaired person, waiter, waker, walk-in, wanter, ward, warrior, watcher, weakling, weasel, white, wiggler, winker, withholder, witness, worker, worldling, yawner, active voice, passive voice.

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Is the word "Active" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Active" has a maximum frequency of 16.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Active"?

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The word "Active" has 25 synonyms which are: progressive, operational, activist, hands-on, proactive, involved, about, acrobatic, agile, hot, hyperactive, on the go, sporty, activated, counteractive, surface-active, brisk, bustling, busy, going, open, springy, existent, eruptive, alive.

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