part of speech: adjective

definition 1: always doing something; busy; full of energy.

  • My grandmother is very active even though she is old.

synonyms: busy, dynamic, energetic, restless

antonyms: idle, lazy

definition 2: doing something or able to do something; working; functioning.

  • Is your library card still active?

synonyms: alive, effective, functioning, working

antonyms: dormant


derivations: actively (adv.), activeness (n.)