alive alive  /ə ˈlaɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) possessing life
  2. (adj) (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit
  3. (adj) having life or vigor or spirit
  4. (adj) (followed by `to' or `of') aware of
  5. (adj) in operation
  6. (adj) mentally perceptive and responsive
  7. (adj) capable of erupting

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. An animal rights group is calling on the nation's largest grocery story chains to post warnings on egg cartons that unwanted male chicks are ground up alive.
  2. He was seen alive on one videotape, reported killed on another.
  3. Her parents' insistence on keeping her shell alive only serves as evidence that her physical presence is more important to them than her mental or spiritual one.

News

  1. Baby Dumped In Drain Found Alive

    A baby who was dumped in a drain in Spain was miraculously found alive Saturday morning. The newborn was reportedly in the drain for more than 40 hours and was rescued after a neighbor heard mewing sounds. Police arrested his 26-year-old mother who was in the hospital, claiming she had a miscarriage on Friday. The... Read more » Baby Dumped In Drain Found Alive is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Newborn Baby Rescued Alive From Drain In Spain After 40 Hours

    A month after a Chinese baby was heroically rescued from a sewage pipe, another newborn was miraculously discovered alive after being trapped inside a drain for two days in Alicante, Spain.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: HollywoodLife

  3. Alive@Five kicks off amid sunshine, tighter security

    STAMFORD -- Alive@Five kicked off Thursday amid tighter security and higher fees that drew a mix of ire and approval from thousands of concert-goers who swarmed Columbus Park for the start of the popular summer concert series.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The New Canaan News

Quotes

  1. "My dad wouldn't have cared," Richards said, adding, "It went down pretty well, and I'm still alive."
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Keith Richards Source: TV Guide

  2. "I do not want to die of this disease. I want to stay alive. So I say to God ...... it is seriously time for a miracle," Fawcett said two years ago in a video diary chronicling her two and a half year battle with cancer.
    on May 13, 2009 By: Farrah Fawcett Source: Washington Post

  3. "We're not done yet," Donovan said. "We believe, man. We're alive, baby."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Donovan Source: The Associated Press

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