alive

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. living (See life); quickwitted, alert, brisk, spry; susceptible. See intelligence, activity, sensibility. Ant., dead, lifeless.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Having life]
Syn. living, live, animate, animated, breathing, existing, existent, subsisting, vital, not dead, mortal, organic, extant, viable, growing, inspirited, in existence, quick, having life, vivified, conscious, alive and kicking*, above ground*, among the living*, this side of the grave*, with us*, in the flesh*.
Ant. dead*, lifeless, inanimate.
2. [Alert]
Syn. quick, sharp, ready; see active 2 .
3. [Active]
Syn. swarming, bustling, stirring, lively; see active 1 , 2 .
Syn.- alive and living , the former usually a predicate adjective, are the simple, basic terms for organisms having life at the time of reference, alive figuratively connoting full force or vigor [ prejudices kept alive by ignorance ] and living , continued existence or activity; animate , opposed to inanimate , is applied to living organisms as distinguished from lifeless ones or inorganic objects; animated , in this connection, is applied to inanimate things to which life or, in extended use, motion has been imparted [animated cartoons ] ; vital , in this connection, is applied to that which is essential to organic life [vital functions ] or to the energy, force, etc. manifested by living things
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. living vital, animate, existing, *alive and kicking, organic.
2. lively alert, vigorous, vivacious, animated, spirited, bubbly, energetic, vibrant, bustling.
ANT.: 1. dead, inanimate, nonfunctioning. 2. sluggish, lethargic, slothlike
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Having existence or life: around, existent, existing, extant, living. See LIVE. 2. Marked by or exhibiting life: animate, animated, live2, living, vital. See LIVE. 3. In action or full operation: active, functioning, going, operating, operative, running, working. See ACTION, AWARENESS. 4. Full of animation and activity: replete, rife. See BIG, RICH. 5. Marked by comprehension, cognizance, and perception: awake, aware, cognizant, sensible, sentient, wise1. Slang: hip. Idiom: on to. See KNOWLEDGE.

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