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active

Definitions by Oxford


[ˈaktɪv], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- engaging or ready to engage in physically energetic pursuits
(e.g: although he was seventy he was still robust and active)

- pursuing an occupation or activity at a particular place or in a particular way
(e.g: the artist was active in the 1920s)

- (of a thing) working; operative
(e.g: the old watermill was active until 1960)

- denoting a voice of verbs in which the subject is typically the person or thing performing the action and which can take a direct object (e.g. she loved him as opposed to the passive form he was loved).


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Origin:
Middle English (in the sense ‘preferring action to contemplation’): from Latin activus, from act- ‘done’, from the verb agere


[ˈaktɪv], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an active form of a verb.


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