Meaning of ACTIVE in English

ACTIVE

adjective see: agent Date: 14th century characterized by action rather than by contemplation or speculation , producing or involving action or movement, 3. asserting that the person or thing represented by the grammatical subject performs the action represented by the verb , expressing action as distinct from mere existence or state, quick in physical movement ; lively , marked by vigorous activity ; busy , requiring vigorous action or exertion , having practical operation or results ; effective , 8. disposed to action ; energetic , engaged in an action or activity , currently erupting or likely to erupt, characterized by emission of large amounts of electromagnetic energy , engaged in full-time service especially in the armed forces , marked by present operation, transaction, movement, or use , 11. capable of acting or reacting ; reacting readily , tending to progress or to cause degeneration , capable of controlling voltages or currents, d. requiring the expenditure of energy , functioning by the emission of radiant energy or sound , still eligible to win the pot in poker, moving down the line ; visiting in the set, ~ noun ~ly adverb ~ness noun

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