Synonyms of active in English:

active


See definition of active

adjective

1‘they located the area of brain tissue that was active’

SYNONYMS

operative, working, functioning, functional, operating, operational, in action, in operation, in force, live

effective, effectual, powerful, potent, non-passive, non-inert

informal up and running

ANTONYMS

inactive, inert

2‘despite her illness she remained quite active’

SYNONYMS

mobile, energetic, agile, sporty, nimble, vigorous, vital, dynamic, sprightly, spry, lively, animated, bouncy, bubbly, perky, frisky, zestful, spirited

busy, bustling, occupied, involved

informal on the go, on the move, full of get-up-and-go, full of vim and vigour, full of beans, sparky, zippy, peppy, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed

North American informal go-go

ANTONYMS

listless

3‘he was an active member of the union’

SYNONYMS

hard-working, busy, industrious, diligent, tireless, contributing, enterprising, influential

occupied, engaged, involved

enthusiastic, keen, committed, devoted, determined, zealous, militant, radical

informal go-getting, go-ahead

ANTONYMS

passive, indifferent