Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “active”

See all translations

active

adjective /ˈӕktiv/
energetic or lively; able to work etc
activo
At seventy, he’s no longer very active.
(busily) involved
activo
She is an active supporter of women’s rights.
causing an effect or effects
activo
Yeast is an active ingredient in bread-making.
in force
en vigor
The rule is still active.
(of volcanoes) still likely to erupt.
en actividad
(linguistics) of the form of a verb in which the subject performs the action
activo
The verb ’kicked’ is active in the sentence ’The boy kicked the ball’.
actively adverb
Activamente
She actively supports a number of charities.
activist noun a person who works to achieve social or political change
Activista
a human rights activist.
activeness noun
actividad
the political activeness of young people.
activity noun ( plural activities) the state of being active or lively
actividad
The streets are full of activity this morning.
something which one does as a pastime, as part of one’s job etc
actividad
His freetime activities include fishing and golf.
things which people do in order to achieve an aim
Actividad
business/criminal activities.
(Definition of active from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “active” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More