part of speech: adjective

definition 1: having life; living.

  • Animals need air to stay alive.

synonyms: animate, live, living

antonyms: dead

definition 2: full of energy.

  • She felt alive again after her long illness.

synonyms: active, brisk, energetic, lively, robust, vital

antonyms: dead, lethargic, lifeless

definition 3: going on; not ended; active.

  • Our hopes for an end to the war are still alive.

synonyms: active, effective, living

antonyms: obsolete