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1. alive

adjective. ['əˈlaɪv'] possessing life.

Synonyms

  • live
  • animation
  • vital
  • life
  • liveborn
  • vitality
  • viable
  • aliveness
  • living

Antonyms

  • inanimate
  • de-energise
  • de-energize
  • discourage

Etymology

  • on live (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Alive

  • contrive
  • deprive
  • survive
  • strive
  • revive
  • connive
  • thrive
  • o'five
  • drive
  • dr.
  • derive
  • clyve
  • clive
  • vive
  • shive
  • jive
  • hive
  • five
  • dive
  • arrive
  • i've

How do you pronounce alive?

Pronounce alive as əˈlaɪv.

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Sentences with alive


1. Adjective
Minnows must be kept alive and very fresh in order to use them as bait.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Far from dying, says King, Indian culture is very much alive through oral tradition.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The water should circulate and have fresh oxygen to keep the minnows alive.

Quotes about alive


1. Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.
- Dr. Seuss, Happy Birthday to You!

2. The satirist shoots to kill while the humorist brings his prey back alive and eventually releases him again for another chance.
- Peter De Vries

3. I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
- Joseph Campbell

2. alive

adjective. ['əˈlaɪv'] (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit.

Antonyms

  • unloaded

Etymology

  • on live (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. alive

adjective. ['əˈlaɪv'] in operation.

Synonyms

  • existent
  • active

Antonyms

  • unreverberant
  • nonbeing
  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • on live (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. alive

adjective. ['əˈlaɪv'] (followed by to' orof') aware of.

Antonyms

  • spirited

Etymology

  • on live (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. alive

adjective. ['əˈlaɪv'] mentally perceptive and responsive.

Synonyms

  • alert
  • awake
  • cognizant
  • aware

Antonyms

  • recorded
  • dormant
  • uncharged
  • noncurrent

Etymology

  • on live (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. alive

adjective. ['əˈlaɪv'] capable of erupting.

Synonyms

  • live

Antonyms

  • deaden
  • sedate

Etymology

  • on live (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. alive

adjective. ['əˈlaɪv'] having life or vigor or spirit.

Synonyms

  • full of life
  • vital
  • revived
  • animated
  • reanimated
  • spirited
  • lively

Antonyms

  • insentient
  • insentience
  • inanimateness
  • inelastic

Etymology

  • on live (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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