Part of speech: adjective
Definition: 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 body; nimble; as, an active child or animal. In action; actually proceeding; working; in force; — opposed to quiescent, dormant, or extinct. Given to action; constantly engaged in action; energetic; diligent; busy; — opposed to dull, sluggish, indolent, or inert; as, an active man of business; active mind; active zeal. Requiring or implying action or exertion; — opposed to sedentary or to tranquil; as, active employment or service; active scenes. Given to action rather than contemplation; practical; operative; — opposed to speculative or theoretical; as, an active rather than a speculative statesman. Brisk; lively; as, an active demand for corn. Implying or producing rapid action. Applied to a form of the verb; — opposed to passive. See active voice. Applied to verbs which assert that the subject acts upon or affects something else; transitive. Applied to all verbs that express action as distinct from mere existence or state. enjoying a role in anal sex in which he penetrates, rather than being penetrated by his partner such a role in anal sex
Part of speech: noun
Definition: A person or thing that is acting or capable of acting.
Example sentence: As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
Part of speech: verb
Definition: To be alive; to have life.To have permanent residence somewhere.To survive, to persevere, to continue.To spend, as one's life; to pass; to maintain; to continue in, constantly or habitually.To act habitually in conformity with; to practice.
Part of speech: adjective
Definition: Having life; that is alive. Used attributively.Seen or heard from a broadcast, as it happens.Of a performance or speech, in person.Of a recorded performance, made in front of an audience, or not having been edited after recording.Of firearms or explosives, capable of causing harm.Electrically charged or energized, usually indicating that the item may cause electrocution if touched.Being a bet which can be raised by the bettor, usually in reference to a blind or straddle.Featuring humans; not animated, in the phrases “live actors” or “live action”.
Part of speech: adverb
Definition: Of an event, as it happens; in real time; direct.Of making a performance or speech, in person.
Example sentence: I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.