Hyphenation of active

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Definitions of active:

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
`The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice
A person who is a participating member of an organization
The club issues a list of members
Both the actives and the retirees
Tending to become more severe or wider in scope
Active tuberculosis
Engaged in or ready for military or naval operations
On active duty The platoon is combat-ready Review the fighting forces
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
Taking part in an activity
An active member of the club He was politically active The participating organizations
Characterized by energetic activity
An active toddler Active as a gazelle An active man is a man of action
Exerting influence or producing a change or effect
An active ingredient
Full of activity or engaged in continuous activity
An active seaport An active bond market An active account
In operation
Keep hope alive The tradition was still alive An active tradition
(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: Hemingway favors active constructions
(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
Active volcanos
Engaged in full-time work
Active duty Though past retirement age he is still active in his profession

Synonyms of active:

adj active, progressive
adj combat-ready, fighting, operational
adj active, activist, activistic, hands-on, proactive
adj participating, involved
adj active, about, astir, acrobatic, athletic, gymnastic, agile, nimble, quick, spry, hot, hyperactive, overactive, lively, on the go, energetic, lively
adj active, activated
adj active, brisk, bustling, busy, going, in full swing, open
adj alive, existent, existing
adj active
adj active
adj active, dynamic
adj active, alive, live, eruptive
adj active, surface-active
adj active, activated, on, on duty, on-duty, practicing
adj moving
adj physical, energetic
nounactive agent, chemical agent
nounactive voice, voice
noun person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul

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