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Definitions of active
a. - 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. 2
a. - Quick in physical movement; of an agile and vigorous body; nimble; as, an active child or animal. 2
a. - In action; actually proceeding; working; in force; -- opposed to quiescent, dormant, or extinct; as, active laws; active hostilities; an active volcano. 2
a. - 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. 2
a. - Requiring or implying action or exertion; -- opposed to sedentary or to tranquil; as, active employment or service; active scenes. 2
a. - Given to action rather than contemplation; practical; operative; -- opposed to speculative or theoretical; as, an active rather than a speculative statesman. 2
a. - Brisk; lively; as, an active demand for corn. 2
a. - Implying or producing rapid action; as, an active disease; an active remedy. 2
a. - Applied to a form of the verb; -- opposed to passive. See Active voice, under Voice. 2
a. - Applied to verbs which assert that the subject acts upon or affects something else; transitive. 2
a. - Applied to all verbs that express action as distinct from mere existence or state. 2

The word "active" uses 6 letters: A C E I T V.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after active (in bold), or to aceitv in any order:
n -   venatic   p -   captive   s -   actives   t -   cavetti  

Shorter words found within active:
ace   act   ae   ai   ait   at   ate   ave   cat   cate   cave   cavie   cite   civet   eat   et   eta   etic   evict   ice   it   ta   tace   tae   tav   tea   ti   tic   tie   vac   vat   vatic   vet   via   vice   vie   vita   vitae  

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