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Meaning of alive

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve
             is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive";
             "burned alive"; "a live canary" [syn: {alive(p)}, {live}]
             [ant: {dead}]
      2: (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit; "she was
         wonderfully alive for her age"; "a face alive with mischief"
      3: having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive
         face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he
         heard the good news" [syn: {animated}, {alive}] [ant:
      4: (followed by `to' or `of') aware of; "is alive to the moods
         of others"
      5: in operation; "keep hope alive"; "the tradition was still
         alive"; "an active tradition" [syn: {active}, {alive(p)}]
      6: mentally perceptive and responsive;"an alert mind"; "alert to
         the problems"; "alive to what is going on"; "awake to the
         dangers of her situation"; "was now awake to the reality of
         his predicament" [syn: {alert}, {alive(p)}, {awake(p)}]
      7: capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very
         much alive" [syn: {alive}, {live}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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