Definitions For Active


  • A person who is a participating member of an organization
  • The voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
  • Chemical agent capable of activity


  • Characterized by energetic activity
  • Engaged in full-time work
  • Full of activity or engaged in continuous activity
  • Tending to become more severe or wider in scope
  • Disposed to take action or effectuate change
  • (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt
  • (of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting
  • (used of verbs (e.g. to run') and participial adjectives (e.g. running' in running water')) expressing action rather than a state of being
  • Expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor:
  • Exerting influence or producing a change or effect
  • (of the sun) characterized by an increased occurrence of sunspots and flares and radio emissions


  • In operation
  • Taking part in an activity
  • Engaged in or ready for military or naval operations

Is Active a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Active is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Active in a Sentence

  • We stay active during the cold winter months by skiing and ice skating.
  • We are active members of our church.
  • While many give money to the organization, only a few are active participants.

Synonyms for Active

Antonyms for Active

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