Dictionary

TWL06 (US, Canada and Thailand) Yes 11 Points
SOWPODS (UK and Others) Yes 11 Points
Enable (Words with Friends) Yes 13 Points

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is active a word in Scrabble?

    Yes, active is a valid word in scrabble.As per TWL06 dictionary it has 11 points,As per SOWPODS dictionary it has 11 points.

  • Is active a word in Words With Friends?

    Yes, active is a valid word in words with friends. As per Words with Friends dictionary it has 13 points.

Definition(s)

Noun
1.
meaning: a person who is a participating member of an organization;
examples: the club issues a list of members, both the actives and the retirees
2.
meaning: the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb;
examples: `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice
synonyms: {active_voice}
3.
meaning: chemical agent capable of activity ;
synonyms: {active_agent}
Adjective
1.
meaning: engaged in full-time work;
examples: active duty; though past retirement age he is still active in his profession
2.
meaning: (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt;
examples: active volcanos
3.
meaning: (of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting ;
4.
meaning: (used of verbs (e.g. `to run') and participial adjectives (e.g. `running' in `running water')) expressing action rather than a state of being ;
synonyms: {dynamic}
5.
meaning: expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor: "Hemingway favors active constructions" ;
6.
meaning: (of the sun) characterized by an increased occurrence of sunspots and flares and radio emissions ;
7.
meaning: in operation;
examples: keep hope alive; the tradition was still alive; an active tradition
synonyms: {alive(p)}
8.
meaning: full of activity or engaged in continuous activity;
examples: an active seaport; an active bond market; an active account
9.
meaning: exerting influence or producing a change or effect;
examples: an active ingredient
10.
meaning: characterized by energetic activity;
examples: an active toddler; active as a gazelle; an active man is a man of action
11.
meaning: taking part in an activity;
examples: an active member of the club; he was politically active; the participating organizations
synonyms: {participating}
12.
meaning: disposed to take action or effectuate change;
examples: a director who takes an active interest in corporate operations; an active antagonism; he was active in drawing attention to their grievances
13.
meaning: engaged in or ready for military or naval operations;
examples: on active duty; the platoon is combat-ready; review the fighting forces
synonyms: {combat-ready}; {fighting(a)}
14.
meaning: tending to become more severe or wider in scope;
examples: active tuberculosis
Source of definition(s) is WordNet ® Princeton University wordnet.princeton.edu
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