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. (adjective)
In a state of action; in force or operation; unextinguished; unexpired; existent (adjective)
Exhibiting the activity and motion of many living beings; swarming; thronged. (adjective)
Sprightly; lively; brisk. (adjective)
Having susceptibility; easily impressed; having lively feelings, as opposed to apathy; sensitive. (adjective)
As intensifier, of all living. (adjective)
Examples of word alive
Meanwhile, he was alive ... impossible as it seemed, he was _alive_!
Why did he not first make him alive; and then after he found out that he _was alive_, and stirring round in the grave, call to him and tell him to come out of that dark place?
Finally, plainly aware that the dam might well keep his name alive for posterity long after all other memories of his ill-starred presidency had faded, he closed with what was certainly a heartfelt request: â€œI hope to be present at its final completion as a bystander.â€
Dripping is a series of low-key messages and phone calls designed to keep your name alive between personal contacts.
It made for cheap reprint material in the Meg, helping to keep the title alive for another year.