Synonyms of active in English:

active


See definition of active

adjective

1‘they located the area of brain tissue that was active’

SYNONYMS
operative, working, functioning, functional, operating, operational, in action, in operation, in force, live
effective, effectual, powerful, potent, non-passive, non-inert
informal up and running
ANTONYMS

inactive, inert

2‘despite her illness she remained quite active’

SYNONYMS
mobile, energetic, agile, sporty, nimble, vigorous, vital, dynamic, sprightly, spry, lively, animated, bouncy, bubbly, perky, frisky, zestful, spirited
busy, bustling, occupied, involved
informal on the go, on the move, full of get-up-and-go, full of vim and vigour, full of beans, sparky, zippy, peppy, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
North American informal go-go
ANTONYMS

listless

3‘he was an active member of the union’

SYNONYMS
hard-working, busy, industrious, diligent, tireless, contributing, enterprising, influential
occupied, engaged, involved
enthusiastic, keen, committed, devoted, determined, zealous, militant, radical
informal go-getting, go-ahead
ANTONYMS

passive, indifferent