a.1.Having life, in opposition to dead; living; being in a state in which the organs perform their functions; as, an animal or a plant which is alive.
2.In a state of action; in force or operation; unextinguished; unexpired; existent; as, to keep the fire alive; to keep the affections alive.
3.Exhibiting the activity and motion of many living beings; swarming; thronged.
4.Sprightly; lively; brisk.
5.Having susceptibility; easily impressed; having lively feelings, as opposed to apathy; sensitive.
Tremblingly alive to nature's laws.
- Falconer.
6.Of all living (by way of emphasis).
Northumberland was the proudest man alive.
- Clarendon.
Adj.1.alive - possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"
dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"
2.alive - (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit; "she was wonderfully alive for her age"; "a face alive with mischief"
3.alive - having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news"
Synonyms: animated
4.alive - (followed by `to' or `of') aware of; "is alive to the moods of others"
5.alive - in operation; "keep hope alive"; "the tradition was still alive"; "an active tradition"
Synonyms: active
6.alive - (usually followed by `to') showing acute awareness; mentally perceptive; "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"
Synonyms: awake, alert
7.alive - capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive"
Synonyms: live
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Alisma plantago-aquatica
Alistair Cooke
aliterate person
Aliud est celare
-- Alive --
alive and kicking
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alizarin crimson
alizarin red
alizarin yellow
alizarine red
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