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active 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈaktiv/,
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(of a person) Engaging or ready to engage in physically energetic pursuits,
  1. (of a person) Engaging or ready to engage in physically energetic pursuits
    • - I needed to change my lifestyle and become more active
  2. Moving or tending to move about vigorously or frequently
    • - active fish need a larger tank
  3. Characterized by energetic activity
    • - they enjoyed an active social life
  4. (of a person's mind or imagination) Alert and lively

  5. Doing things for an organization, cause, or campaign, rather than simply giving it one's support
    • - she was an active member of the church
    • - he had never been very active in the affairs of the institute
    • - he enjoyed the active support of the government
  6. (of a person) Participating or engaged in a particular sphere or activity
    • - a politically active student body
  7. (of a person or animal) Pursuing their usual occupation or activity, typically at a particular place or time
    • - tigers are active mainly at night
  8. Working; operative
    • - the old mill was active until 1960
  9. (of a bank account) In continuous use

  10. (of an electrical circuit) Capable of modifying its state or characteristics automatically in response to input or feedback

  11. (of a volcano) Currently erupting, or that has erupted within historical times

  12. (of a disease) In which the symptoms are manifest; not in remission or latent
    • - active colitis
  13. Having a chemical or biological effect on something
    • - 350 active ingredients have been banned from pesticides
  14. Relating to or denoting the voice that attributes the action of a verb to the person or thing from which it logically proceeds (e.g., of the verbs in guns kill and we saw him)

Noun
  1. An active form of a verb

  2. The active voice


  1. active agent: chemical agent capable of activity
  2. tending to become more severe or wider in scope; "active tuberculosis"
  3. active voice: the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb; "`The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice"
  4. engaged in or ready for military or naval operations; "on active duty"; "the platoon is combat-ready"; "review the fighting forces"
  5. a person who is a participating member of an organization; "the club issues a list of members, both the actives and the retirees"
  6. disposed to take action or effectuate change; "a director who takes an active interest in corporate operations"; "an active antagonism"; "he was active in drawing attention to their grievances"
  7. ACTIVE - sobriety, friendship and peace (formerly EGTYF, European Good Templar Youth Federation) is a non-governmental umbrella organisation gathering European youth temperance organisations. ACTIVE is member of the Youth Forum Jeunesse and cooperates with IOGT International.
  8. Active (1877) The Active was a wooden Ketch that was wrecked on the Oyster bank at the entrance of Newcastle Harbour, on the 19 January [1898] near the previously wrecked Colonist.
  9. Active is the sixteenth studio album released by the jazz fusion group Casiopea in 1992. The album was recorded in Australia, Also where Casiopea's Live Album "Made in Melbourne" was recorded.
  10. In pharmacology, bioavailability is used to describe the fraction of an administered dose of unchanged drug that reaches the systemic circulation, one of the principal pharmacokinetic properties of drugs. ...
  11. The Active was a ship that disappeared in the Tasman Sea in 1810.
  12. A person or thing that is acting or capable of acting; Having the power or quality of acting; causing change; communicating action or motion; acting; — opposed to passive, that receives; as, certain active principles; the powers of the mind; Quick in physical movement; of an agile and vigorous ...
  13. ((actively)) (participate, prepare, promote) activement;
  14. (Actives) Listeners who call radio stations to make requests and comments or in response to contests and promotions.
  15. (ACTIVES) 1) Members or subscribers who have not yet expired. 2) Customers who have made purchases within a given time frame. In many companies, active customers are defined as customers who have made a purchase in the preceding 12 months.
  16. (Actives) A mailing list of those names who have made a purchase recently.
  17. (Actives) Members who have earned full membership in the League including the right to vote and hold office
  18. (Actives) The number of active subscriptions (as opposed to lapsed, suspended or cancelled subscriptions) on the file, issue-by-issue
  19. (actives) Direct response records that are current.
  20. Powered. An active cross-over is electrically powered and divides the line-level signal prior to amplification. An active speaker includes an active crossover and built-in amplifier.
  21. A member who has been initiated into lifelong fraternity or sorority membership and is active at the collegiate level.
  22. An active manager has a benchmark to operate against; but the manager sets out to beat the benchmark. This is done by buying shares in different proportions from their benchmark weight. ...
  23. Your request for the item is active and the pick-up library will receive the item when it is available.
  24. an option that provides cover for cyclists that participate in road racing, timed trials and other bicycle related competitive activities. Sorry, professional cyclists are not eligible for this option.
  25. An initiated man or woman who is a college student.