Definition for Alive

alive, adv. or verbal adj. [OE a + lífe; see life, n.] (webplay: dead, feeling, friend, full, functions, keep, life, man, mind, motion).

  1. Empowered; operating; not destroyed; not extinguished; remaining in full force; continuing in a state of action; having organs performing their functions to sustain existence.
  2. Living; not dead; in life; having vital functions; able to move, act, feel, choose, perceive, communicate; [fig.] born again; regenerated.
  3. Born; in mortality; existing as a human being.

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