HyperDic: alive

English > 7 senses of the word alive:
ADJECTIVEallalive, livepossessing life
allalive(often followed by 'with') full of life and spirit
allalive, animatedhaving life or vigor or spirit
allalive(followed by 'to' or 'of') aware / aware of
allalive, activein operation
allalive, alert, awakementally perceptive and responsive
allalive, livecapable of erupting
alive > pronunciation
Soundsahlay'v
Rhymesarchive ... thrive: 23 rhymes with ayv...
English > alive: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpossessing life.
Examples
  • "the happiest person alive"
  • "the nerve is alive"
  • "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"
  • "burned alive"
Synonymlive
Attribute ofanimation, vitalityThe property of being able to survive and grow
animation, life, living, alivenessThe condition of living or the state of being alive
Narrowerliveborn(of newborn infant) showing signs of life after birth
viablecapable of life or normal growth and development
vitalmanifesting or characteristic of life
See alsoanimateendowed with animal life as distinguished from plant life
Oppositedeadno longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life
Spanishvivo
Nounsalivenessthe property of being animated
English > alive: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(often followed by 'with') full of life and spirit.
Examples
  • "she was wonderfully alive for her age"
  • "a face alive with mischief"
Broaderlivelyfull of life and energy
Nounsalivenessthe property of being animated
English > alive: 7 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving life or vigor or spirit.
Synonymanimated
Narrowerenlivened, spiritedmade lively or spirited / spirited
lively, vitalFull of spirit
reanimated, revivedGiven fresh life or vigor or spirit
See alsolivelyfull of life and energy
Oppositeunanimatednot animated or enlivened
Spanishanimado, vivaz, vivo
Catalananimat, viu
Nounsalivenessthe property of being animated
English > alive: 7 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(followed by 'to' or 'of') aware / aware of.
Example"is alive to the moods of others"
BroadersensitiveSusceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others
Nounsalivenessthe condition of living or the state of being alive
English > alive: 7 senses > adjective 5
MeaningIn operation.
Examples
  • "keep hope alive"
  • "the tradition was still alive"
Synonymactive
Broaderexistent, existingHaving existence or being or actuality
Spanishactivo
Catalanactiu
Nounsalivenessthe condition of living or the state of being alive
English > alive: 7 senses > adjective 6
Meaningmentally perceptive and responsive.
Example "alive to what is going on"
Synonymsalert, awake
Broaderaware, cognizant, cognisant(sometimes followed by 'of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
Spanishdespierto
Nounsalivenessthe condition of living or the state of being alive
English > alive: 7 senses > adjective 7
Meaningcapable of erupting.
Example "the volcano is very much alive"
Synonymlive
Broaderactive(of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting

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