Synonyms for (noun) active

active

a person who is a participating member of an organization

the club issues a list of members, both the actives and the retirees


active, 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

LESS SPECIFIC: voice


active, active agent

chemical agent capable of activity

LESS SPECIFIC: chemical agent

Synonyms for (adjective) active

active

characterized by energetic activity

an active toddler; active as a gazelle; an active man is a man of action


active

engaged in full-time work

active duty; though past retirement age he is still active in his profession

LESS SPECIFIC: activated


active

full of activity or engaged in continuous activity

an active seaport; an active bond market; an active account

LESS SPECIFIC: brisk bustling busy going open springy


active

tending to become more severe or wider in scope

active tuberculosis

LESS SPECIFIC: progressive


active

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


active

(of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt

active volcanos

LESS SPECIFIC: eruptive


active

(of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting

LESS SPECIFIC: alive, live


active

exerting influence or producing a change or effect

an active ingredient


active, alive

in operation

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

LESS SPECIFIC: existent, existing


active, participating

taking part in an activity

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

LESS SPECIFIC: involved


active, combat-ready, fighting

engaged in or ready for military or naval operations

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

LESS SPECIFIC: operational