alphabet

Active

Definition of active:

part of speech: noun

Activeness.

part of speech: adjective

Busy; nimble; agile.

part of speech: adjective

That acts: busy: nimble: ( gram.) transitive.

part of speech: adjective

Having or using the power or quality of motion or force; lively; busy; moving freely or quickly; in grammar, denoting the voice or form of the verb which represents the subject as a doer of something.

part of speech: adverb

Actively.

part of speech: adjective

ACTIVITY, ACTIVENESS.

Usage examples for active:

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