What does be active mean?

Definitions for be active
be ac·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. be active, moveverb

    be in a state of action

    "she is always moving"


  1. be active

    To be active generally means to engage in physical activities or exercise regularly, or to participate or involve oneself in ongoing activities or events. It can also relate to being in operation or carrying out certain actions continuously. This can apply to people, organizations, systems, or various phenomena.

Editors Contribution

  1. be active

    For a human being to have optimum health, exercise daily, have a focus, purpose and socially interact with family, members and groups within the community and society.

    Its so important to be active daily and use our energy to exercise, eat well and have a sense of purpose.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 21, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of be active in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of be active in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of be active in a Sentence

  1. Plumas County Sheriff Todd Johns:

    We have been unable to conduct an actual assessment of this area, at this time, due to active fire in the area as well as hazards, that being said there was substantial structure loss.

  2. Seth Moulton:

    DoD needs to do this, active-duty service members don’t have a way to report mental health issues outside the chain of command because DoD just hasn’t gotten out of their own bureaucratic way to implement this act. It just requires the Secretary of Defense and his department to do their job.

  3. Craig Robinson:

    I’m performing at the Comedy Zone in Charlotte, North Carolina. There was an active shooter in the comedy club, so, they moved us over – and the concert’s going on. It’s ‘Big Time Rush.’ So, I thought I would share it with you all.

  4. Jim Schwarber:

    The weather conditions are going to continue to support active fire behavior, and there is the potential to have extreme fire behavior if higher winds develop.

  5. Jiaquan Xu:

    People are more aware of their health, of the importance of staying active and eating healthy food.

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