What is the meaning of alive?


  • Possessing life.
    • usage: "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary"
  • Often followed by `with'. ( full of life and spirit)
    • usage: "she was wonderfully alive for her age"; "a face alive with mischief"
  • Having life or vigor or spirit.
    • usage: "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news"
  • Followed by `to' or `of'. ( aware of)
    • usage: "is alive to the moods of others"
  • In operation.
    • usage: "keep hope alive"; "the tradition was still alive"; "an active tradition"
  • (adj.) ()
  • Capable of erupting.
    • usage: "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive"
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APAWordNet. (2010). alive. Retrieved October 19, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/alive/definitions/1167662
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