Synonyms for alive
Antonyms for alive
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALIVE
I tell you he's alive and well, only he's lost your money and Pish's and mine and his own.
Do you think there is any chance of my father being yet alive?
Do you think, if I were alive, I would let any man rob me of the savings of my life?
He came home with me, and, far from having perished at sea, is now alive and well.
He's left a gent more dead than alive back in Martindale, and I want him.
They were all facing him, and their faces were alive with interest; yet they made no hostile move.
We are creating a nation once again vibrant, robust, and alive.
With my father when he was alive, with my mother, it has always been Austin this and Austin that.
"Were he alive we should have had word of him ere now," said he.
But the great object of Cleon and Demosthenes was to take them alive.
c.1200, from Old English on life "in living." The fuller form on live was still current 17c. Alive and kicking "alert, vigorous," attested from 1859; "The allusion is to a child in the womb after quickening" [Farmer]. Used emphatically, especially with man; e.g.:
Thus abstracted as an expletive, man alive! (1845).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ALIVE
- on the move
- au courant
- in the know
- in the picture
- know the score
- know what's what
- latched on
- on the beam
- on to
- plugged in
- tuned in
- up on
- wise to
- wised up
- with it