Pronunciation of Active  

English Meaning

  1. Being in physical motion: active fish in the aquarium.
  2. Functioning or capable of functioning.
  3. Marked by energetic activity; busy: active stock and bond markets; spent an active day sightseeing.
  4. Involving or requiring physical exertion and energy: an active workout at the gym.
  5. Being in a state of action; not quiescent: active hostilities along the border.
  6. Erupting or liable to erupt; not dormant: an active volcano.
  7. Marked by or involving direct participation: took an active interest in politics; played an active role on the committee.
  8. Currently in use or effect: an active membership.
  9. Openly acknowledged or expressed: an active dislike of the new neighbors.
  10. Producing an intended action or effect: active ingredients.
  11. Grammar Indicating that the subject of the sentence is performing or causing the action expressed by the verb. Used of a verb form or voice.
  12. Grammar Expressing action rather than a state of being. Used of verbs such as run, speak, and move.
  13. Producing profit, interest, or dividends: active accounts; active stocks.
  14. Electronics Being a source of electrical energy, as a generator.
  15. Electronics Capable of converting or amplifying voltages or currents, as a diode or transistor.
  16. Being on full military duty and receiving full pay.
  17. Grammar The active voice.
  18. Grammar A construction or form in the active voice.
  19. A participating member of an organization: union actives.


Tamil Meaning