English → English - active

Pronunciation
n. active voice, verb in the active voice (Grammar)
adj. energetic, busy, constantly moving, lively; functioning; of or pertaining to the active voice, indicating that the action is performed by the subject of the verb (Grammar)
adj. active, potent, working; buoyant, bustling, quick, alert; busy, practitising; lively, functioning

English → Spanish - active

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s. activo
adj. activo, bullidor, eficaz, en actividad, enérgico, vivaz

Spanish → English - active

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[activar] v. activate; push on

English → French - active

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n. actif (grammaire)
adj. actif, alerte; éveillé

English → German - active

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n. aktiv, aktiven, eingeschaltet
adj. aktiv, eingeschaltet

English → Indonesian - active

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n. pengikut giat
a. giat, gesit, aktif, bersemangat, cergas, hidup: yg hidup, bekerja: yg bekerja, masih bekerja, keras, kuat, ramai

English → Italian - active

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s. (Gramm) attivo
agg. attivo, operoso, dinamico; vivo, vivace, sveglio; svelto, movimentato; effettivo; in vigore; (Med) a effetto immediato, di pronta efficacia

English → Polish - active

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a. aktywny, czynny, ruchliwy, rzutki, ruchawy, wzmożony {handl.}, liniowy {wojsk.}, bujny, dodatni

English → Portuguese - active

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s. transitivo (Gramática)
adj. ativo, diligente; efetivo; produtivo; voz ativa (Gramática)

English → Romanian - active

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a. activ, harnic, energic, vioi, eficient, neobosit, eficace, productiv, ager, alergător, deştept, lucrător, muncitor, neadormit, silitor, spornic, vrednic, tranzitiv, radioactiv

English → Russian - active

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с. действительный залог
прил. деятельный, энергичный, активный, живой, оживленный; действующий, действительный, дееспособный; радиоактивный

English → Turkish - active

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s. aktif, çalışan, faal, işleyen, canlı, etkin, hareketli, enerjik, kıvrak, çalışkan, etken, üretken

English → Ukrainian - active

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n. активний стан {грам.}
a. активний, діяльний, енергійний, жвавий, пожвавлений, діючий, ефективний, дійсний, справжній, дієвий, дійовий, процентний, радіоактивний, діловитий, невсипущий, розпорядливий

French → English - active

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[actif] adj. active, potent, working; buoyant, bustling, quick, alert; busy, practitising; lively, functioning

English → Dutch - active

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zn. werkzaam zijnde (in grammatica)
bn. actief, bedrijvig; bijdragend, ondernemend

English → Greek - active

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επίθ. δραστήριος, δρων, ενεργός, ενεργητικός

English → Arabic - active

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‏نشيط، فعلي، عامل، دائر، قائم فعلا، فعال، عملي، رشيق، جاهد، نشط، ناشط، بهمة دائمة، مفعم بالحيوية، حي‏

English → Chinese - active

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(名) 积极份子; 主动语态
(形) 活跃的; 积极的; 活泼的; 勤奋的

English → Chinese - active

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(名) 積極份子; 主動語態
(形) 活躍的; 積極的; 活潑的; 勤奮的

English → Hindi - active

Pronunciation
a. सक्रिय, क्रियाशील, उद्यमी, मुस्तैद, व्यस्त, चपल, तेज़

English → Japanese - active

Pronunciation
(名) 現役会員; 活動家; (文法)能動態
(形) 活動的な, 活気のある, 積極的な(文法)能動態の

English → Korean - active

Pronunciation
명. 능동태
형. 활동적인, 활기 있는, 끊임없이 움직이는; 유효한; 능동의, 능동태의(문법)

English → Vietnamese - active

Pronunciation
n. mau mắn
a. nhanh nhẩu, có năng lực, có hiệu lực, đương làm, hiện dịch

Definition of active

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Adjective
1. Having the power or quality of acting; causing change; communicating action or motion; acting;—opposed to passive, that receives.
Certain active principles;
The active powers of the mind
2. Quick in physical movement; of an agile and vigorous body; nimble.
An active child or animal
3. In action; actually proceeding; working; in force; — opposed to quiescent, dormant, or extinct.
Active laws;
Active hostilities
1. Of a volcano Being an active volcano.
4. Given to action; constantly engaged in action; energetic; diligent; busy; — opposed to dull, sluggish, indolent, or inert.
An active man of business;
Active mind;
Active zeal
5. Requiring or implying action or exertion;—opposed to sedentary or to tranquil.
Active employment or service
Active scenes
6. Given to action rather than contemplation; practical; operative; — opposed to speculative or theoretical.
An active rather than a speculative statesman
7. Brisk; lively.
An active demand for corn
8. Implying or producing rapid action.
An active disease;
An active remedy
9. About verbs.
2. Applied to a form of the verb; — opposed to passive. See active voice.
3. Applied to verbs which assert that the subject acts upon or affects something else; transitive.
4. Applied to all verbs that express action as distinct from mere existence or state.
10. (gay sexual slang) (of a homosexual man) enjoying a role in anal sex in which he penetrates, rather than being penetrated by his partner.
Noun
11. A person or thing that is acting or capable of acting.
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