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Princeton's WordNet

  1. activelyadverb

    in an active manner

    "he participated actively in the war"


  1. activelyadverb

    In an active manner.

  2. activelyadverb

    In the active form; not passive.

    a word used actively

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Activelyadverb

    In an active manner; busily; nimbly. In an active signification; as, the word is used actively.

    Etymology: from active.


  1. actively

    Actively refers to doing something with a deliberate or energetic action. It implies a state of involvement, participation, or proactive engagement in a certain task or situation, rather than a passive or non-engaged approach. It can also refer to the state of being in force or functioning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Activelyadverb

    in an active manner; nimbly; briskly; energetically; also, by one's own action; voluntarily, not passively

  2. Activelyadverb

    in an active signification; as, a word used actively

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'actively' in Adverbs Frequency: #346

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of actively in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of actively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of actively in a Sentence

  1. The Saudi fund:

    PIF is a patient investor with a long-term horizon. As such, we actively seek strategic opportunities both in Saudi Arabia and globally that have strong potential to generate significant long-term returns while further benefiting the people of Saudi Arabia and driving the country's economic growth, these opportunities include sectors and companies that are well positioned to drive economies and lead sectors moving forward.

  2. Catherine Hermsen:

    The Genesis II Church of Health and Healing has actively and deliberately placed consumers at risk with their fraudulent Miracle Mineral Solution, and Americans expect and deserve medical treatments that have been scientifically proven to be safe and effective, we commend the efforts of our law enforcement partners for vigorously investigating this matter. The FDA will continue our efforts to make sure these and other like-minded sellers do not jeopardize the health of Americans during this pandemic and in the future.

  3. Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich:

    Earlier the retirement age was practically not discussed, and now it is very actively being discussed.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    Reports of the CIA’s conclusion that Russia actively sought to help elect Donald Trump are simultaneously stunning and not surprising, given Russia’s disdain for democracy and admiration for autocracy, senate Democrats will join with our Republican colleagues next year to demand a congressional investigation and hearings to get to the bottom of this.

  5. White House spokesman Mark Stroh:

    We are actively engaged with private companies to ensure they understand the public safety and national security risks that result from malicious actors ’ use of their encrypted products and services, however, President Barack Obama administration is not seeking legislation at this time.

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    the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    • A. deterioration
    • B. drought
    • C. tranquillity
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