- the active voice.
- a form or construction in the active voice.
SYNONYMS FOR active
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Example sentences from the Web for active
In Roanoke City, where test positivity is higher than 10 percent, nine of 11 long-term care facilities have active outbreaks.Maryland and Virginia nursing homes battle explosive covid-19 outbreaks — again|Rebecca Tan, Rachel Chason|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
I know that I’ll be there as long as they’re there, and even if they’re not active, I’m still going to be listening to their music.For fans of BTS, the only thing better than the group is each other|Marian Liu|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
It is estimated that more than 3 million people in the nation have active coronavirus infections and are potentially contagious.How much is 250,000 deaths? Enough to empty wide swaths of the country.|Lauren Tierney, Tim Meko|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Sharpe, however, is the team’s only other tackle on the active roster.Washington is now down to its fourth option at left tackle: Right tackle Morgan Moses|Nicki Jhabvala|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The jet had been active with the team until the end of the 2020 season, when the Hornet was replaced by the Super Hornet.Blue Angels jet gets a new home at Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum|By Michael E. Ruane|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Now, she says, her coworkers are actively pranking each other and blaming it on the ghost.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Grimm has even been actively trying hire staff members for his office in recent weeks after several former aides deserted him.
According to League, Alamo Drafthouse was actively working with Sony on Monday on the possibility of screening The Interview.The Inside Story of How Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Finally Made It to Theaters|Marlow Stern|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As more come online, they will actively seek better selling prices elsewhere and also source their goods internationally.
And then there was the segment of the media that actively cheered it all on.The U.S. Will Torture Again—and We’re All to Blame|Michael Tomasky|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His enemies persistently insinuated that he was really returning to Spain to support the clericals actively.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Tom thought he felt the hot breath of his pursuer on his neck as he doubled actively round the corner.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
The organism is an actively motile spiral thread, about four times the diameter of a red corpuscle in length.
In an instant the other two were on their legs, and all were actively engaged in busy preparation.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
It is not unlike a pus-corpuscle in size and general appearance, but is actively motile.
British Dictionary definitions for active
- producing or being used to produce profit, esp in the form of interestactive balances
- of or denoting stocks or shares that have been actively bought and sold as recorded in the Official List of the London Stock Exchange
- containing a source of poweran active network
- capable of amplifying a signal or controlling some functionan active component; an active communication satellite
- the active voice
- an active verb