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Definition of alive:

  1. Exhibiting the activity and motion of many living beings; swarming; thronged.
  2. Having life, in opposition to dead; living; being in a state in which the organs perform their functions; as, an animal or a plant which is alive.
  3. Having susceptibility; easily impressed; having lively feelings, as opposed to apathy; sensitive.
  4. In a state of action; in force or operation; unextinguished; unexpired; existent; as, to keep the fire alive; to keep the affections alive.
  5. Of all living ( by way of emphasis).
  6. Sprightly; lively; brisk.


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