Definitions for alive

Definitions for (adj) alive

Main entry: alive, live

Definition: capable of erupting

Usage: a live volcano; the volcano is very much alive

Main entry: alive, live

Definition: possessing life

Usage: the happiest person alive; the nerve is alive; doctors are working hard to keep him alive; burned alive; a live canary

Main entry: animated, alive

Definition: having life or vigor or spirit

Usage: an animated and expressive face; animated conversation; became very animated when he heard the good news

Main entry: awake, alert, alive

Definition: mentally perceptive and responsive

Usage: an alert mind; alert to the problems; alive to what is going on; awake to the dangers of her situation; was now awake to the reality of his predicament

Main entry: alive

Definition: (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit

Usage: she was wonderfully alive for her age; a face alive with mischief

Main entry: active, alive

Definition: in operation

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

Main entry: alive

Definition: (followed by `to' or `of') aware of

Usage: is alive to the moods of others

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