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active

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

busy: P. and V. ἄσχολος, V. πολύπονος; see industrious.

eager: P. and V. πρόθυμος, ἔντονος, σύντονος; see eager.

of mind: Ar. and P. ὀξύς.

nimble: P. and V. ἐλαφρός (Xen.), Ar. and V. κοῦφος, θοός, V. λαιψηρός.

energetic: P. and V. δραστήριος.

an active man (a good walker): P. ἀνὴρ εὔζωνος (Thuc. 2, 97).

in active service (of ships): P. ἐνεργός.

be on active service (of troops): P. ἐξεστρατεῦσθαι (perf. mid. of ἐκστρατεύειν); see take the field, under field.

take active part in, be busy with: P. and V. ὁμιλεῖν (dat.).

share in: P. and V. κοινωνεῖν (gen.); see share.

manage: P. and V. πράσσειν (acc.).

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

actīve: adv.,
I
v. the foll. art. fin.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

āctīvē, au sens actif : Prisc. Gramm. 8, 21.

Latin > German (Georges)

āctīvē, Adv. (activus), als ein Aktivum, aktiv (Ggstz. passive), verbum act. dicere, ponere, spät. Gramm.

Latin > English

active ADV :: actively; (gram. like active verb)