Textual thesaurus for "active"

(adj) dynamic

(used of verbs (e.g. `to run') and participial adjectives (e.g. `running' in `running water')) expressing action rather than a state of being

(adj) alive

in operation

keep hope alive; the tradition was still alive; an active tradition

(adj) participating

taking part in an activity

an active member of the club; he was politically active; the participating organizations

(adj) combat-ready, fighting

engaged in or ready for military or naval operations

on active duty; the platoon is combat-ready; review the fighting forces

(noun) active voice

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) active agent

chemical agent capable of activity