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    alive

    alive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word alive

    Definition
    (adj) possessing life
    Synonyms : live
    Example Sentence
    • the happiest person alive
    • the nerve is alive
    • doctors are working hard to keep him alive
    • burned alive
    • a live canary
    Definition
    (adj) (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit
    Example Sentence
    • she was wonderfully alive for her age
    • a face alive with mischief
    Definition
    (adj) having life or vigor or spirit
    Synonyms : animated
    Example Sentence
    • an animated and expressive face
    • animated conversation
    • became very animated when he heard the good news
    Definition
    (adj) (followed by `to' or `of') aware of
    Example Sentence
    • is alive to the moods of others
    Definition
    (adj) in operation
    Synonyms : active
    Example Sentence
    • keep hope alive
    • the tradition was still alive
    • an active tradition
    Definition
    (adj) mentally perceptive and responsive
    Synonyms : alert , awake
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) capable of erupting
    Synonyms : live
    Example Sentence
    • a live volcano
    • the volcano is very much alive
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