Student Thesaurus

One entry found for alive.
Entry Word: alive
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having or showing life <after crashing into the plate glass window the little bird was not only still alive, it seemed merely dazed>
Synonyms animate, breathing, live, living
Related Words active, animated, dynamic, lively, thriving, vibrant, vital, vivacious; current, existent, existing, extant, going, prevailing, surviving
Near Antonyms dying, fading, moribund; stillborn; absent, extinct, fallen, finished, gone, lapsed, lost, nonexistent, perished, terminated, vanished, wiped out; barren, desert
Antonyms breathless, dead, deceased, defunct, departed, expired, inanimate, lifeless, nonliving
2 marked by much life, movement, or activity <the mall was alive with holiday shoppers>
Synonyms animated, astir, bustling, busy, buzzing, flourishing, humming, lively, thriving, vibrant
Related Words abounding, crowded, overflowing, populous, swarming, teeming, thronging
Antonyms asleep, dead, inactive, lifeless, sleepy
3 being in effective operation <kept the cause of peace alive despite severe setbacks in relations between the two nations> -- see ACTIVE 1
4 having being at the present time <insists that her new boyfriend is the handsomest guy alive> -- see EXTANT 1
5 having specified facts or feelings actively impressed on the mind <alive to the need for major improvements in the school system> -- see CONSCIOUS