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Synonyms of active in English:


  • 1 despite her illness she remained active
    energetic, lively, sprightly, spry, mobile, vigorous, vital, dynamic, sporty;
    busy, occupied
    informal on the go
    [Antonyms] listless
  • 2 an active member of the union
    hard-working, busy, industrious, diligent, tireless, contributing, effective, enterprising, involved, enthusiastic, keen, committed, devoted, zealous
    [Antonyms] passive, indifferent
  • 3 the mill was active until 1960
    operative, working, functioning, functional, operating, operational, in action, in operation, running;
    informal up and running
    [Antonyms] inoperative
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