Adjective "Alive" Definition and Examples




    1. having life; living; existing; not dead or lifeless.

    2. living (used for emphasis): the proudest man alive.

    3. in a state of action; in force or operation; active: to keep hope alive.

    4. full of energy and spirit; lively: Grandmother's more alive than most of her contemporaries.

    5. having the quality of life; vivid; vibrant: The room was alive with color.

    6. Electricity. live2 (def 17). Idioms

    7. alive to, alert or sensitive to; aware of: City planners are a


    "people can be alive in/at/on todays."

    "people can be alive to opportunities."

    "hills can be alive with sounds."

    "remembrances can be alive in dates."

    "places can be alive amid costs."

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