very much alive


very much alive
extremely active

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • alive — adj. 1 living VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ remain, stay ▪ Lost and so far from other human life, he faced a desperate struggle to stay alive. ▪ escape …   Collocations dictionary

  • alive — a|live W3S2 [əˈlaıv] adj [not before noun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not dead)¦ 2¦(still existing)¦ 3¦(cheerful)¦ 4 come alive 5 be alive to a fact/possibility/danger etc 6 be alive with something 7 bring something alive ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: on life …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • alive — adj. 1) very much alive 2) (cannot stand alone) alive to (alive to the danger of becoming overconfident) * * * [ə laɪv] very much alive (cannot stand alone) alive to (alive to the danger of becoming overconfident) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • alive — adjective (not before noun) 1 NOT DEAD still living and not dead: It was a really bad accident they re lucky to be alive. | None of my grandparents are alive now. | stay alive (=continue to live): They managed to stay alive by eating berries and… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • alive — a|live [ ə laıv ] adjective never before noun *** 1. ) living and not dead: My father died last year but my mother is still alive. He is lucky to be alive after his fall. stay alive: The family was stealing food just to stay alive. be… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • alive */*/*/ — UK [əˈlaɪv] / US adjective [never before noun] 1) a) living and not dead My father died last year but my mother is still alive. He is lucky to be alive after his fall. stay alive: The family was stealing food just to stay alive. be… …   English dictionary

  • alive — adj. (usu. predic.) 1 (of a person, animal, plant, etc.) living, not dead. 2 a (of a thing) existing; continuing; in operation or action (kept his interest alive). b under discussion; provoking interest (the topic is still very much alive today) …   Useful english dictionary

  • alive*/*/*/ — [əˈlaɪv] adj 1) living and not dead My father died last year but my mother is still alive.[/ex] He is lucky to be alive after his fall.[/ex] The family was stealing food just to stay alive.[/ex] 2) still existing and not gone or forgotten… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • alive — Synonyms and related words: abounding, aboveground, active, activist, activistic, agile, alert, alive and kicking, alive to, alive with, among the living, animate, animated, apprehensive, around, astir, attentive, au courant, awake, aware of,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • alive and kicking — Synonyms and related words: aboveground, alive, among the living, animate, animated, breathing, bright eyed and bushy tailed, capable of life, chipper, conscious, endowed with life, enjoying health, enlivened, eupeptic, existent, fine, fit, fit… …   Moby Thesaurus


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