An active Taliban operative and former senior official agrees.
Under the new law, “active” Muslim and unmarried males may be subject to 100 lashes so long as they are not engaged in rape.
And Santorum indeed lost Pennsylvania, but then again, he is no longer an active candidate.
The British estimate Haganah's active membership at anywhere from 60,000 to 80,000.
Right now there are only about 2,500 SEALs on active duty in a range of missions worldwide, virtually all of them secret.
He wrote as a liberal in whom the spirit of individualism was active.
Insect life is as active in Central America as in other parts of the tropics.
Again Bobby was rendered speechless, but his mind was active.
Condescending, pardoning, and active love, is its proper meaning.
If he is so strong in the arm and active as is reported, I desire he will imitate me.
mid-14c., "given to worldly activity" (opposed to contemplative or monastic), from Old French actif (12c.) or directly from Latin activus, from actus (see act (n.)). As "capable of acting" (opposed to passive), from late 14c. Meaning "energetic, lively" is from 1590s; that of "working, effective, in operation" is from 1640s. Active voice is recorded from 1765 (grammatical use of active dates from mid-15c.).