Meaning of “alive” - Learner’s Dictionary

alive

adjective [ never before noun ] us uk /əˈlaɪv/
Extra Examples
It's a miracle that he's still alive.I'm very lucky to be alive.He was barely alive when they found him.I don't suppose she'll be found alive.He clung to the belief that his family were alive.
NOT DEAD

B1 living, not dead:

Are your grandparents still alive?
PLACE

full of activity and excitement:

The bar was alive with the sound of laughter.
The city comes alive at night.
CONTINUING

continuing to exist:

Local people are fighting to keep the language alive.

(Definition of “alive” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)