Synonyms for alive

Synonyms for (adjective) alive

Synonyms: alive, live

Definition: capable of erupting

Usage: a live volcano; the volcano is very much alive

Similar words: active

Definition: (of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting


Synonyms: alive, live

Definition: possessing life

Usage: the happiest person alive; the nerve is alive; doctors are working hard to keep him alive; burned alive; a live canary

Similar words: liveborn

Definition: (of newborn infant) showing signs of life after birth; not stillborn

Usage: a liveborn baby


Similar words: viable

Definition: capable of life or normal growth and development

Usage: viable seeds; a viable fetus


Similar words: vital

Definition: manifesting or characteristic of life

Usage: a vital, living organism; vital signs


Synonyms: animated, alive

Definition: having life or vigor or spirit

Usage: an animated and expressive face; animated conversation; became very animated when he heard the good news

Similar words: enlivened, spirited

Definition: made lively or spirited

Usage: a meal enlivened by the music; a spirited debate


Similar words: lively, vital, full of life

Definition: full of spirit

Usage: a dynamic full of life woman; a vital and charismatic leader; this whole lively world


Similar words: reanimated, revived

Definition: given fresh life or vigor or spirit

Usage: stirred by revived hopes


Synonyms: awake, alert, alive

Definition: mentally perceptive and responsive

Usage: an alert mind; alert to the problems; alive to what is going on; awake to the dangers of her situation; was now awake to the reality of his predicament

Similar words: cognisant, cognizant, aware

Definition: (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception

Usage: was aware of his opponent's hostility; became aware of her surroundings; aware that he had exceeded the speed limit


Synonyms: alive

Definition: (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit

Usage: she was wonderfully alive for her age; a face alive with mischief

Similar words: lively

Definition: full of life and energy

Usage: a lively discussion; lively and attractive parents; a lively party


Synonyms: active, alive

Definition: in operation

Usage: keep hope alive; the tradition was still alive; an active tradition

Similar words: existent, existing

Definition: having existence or being or actuality

Usage: an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient; much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran


Synonyms: alive

Definition: (followed by `to' or `of') aware of

Usage: is alive to the moods of others

Similar words: sensitive

Definition: being susceptible to the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others

Usage: sensitive to the local community and its needs