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  1. active:
  2. act:
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active:

active adj

  1. active (industrious; operative; working; )
  2. active (industrious; busy; humming; )
  3. active (dynamic; lively; energetic)
  4. active (industrious; hard-working)
  5. active
    – Pertaining to the device, program, file, record or portion of the screen that is currently operational or subject to command operations. 1
    aktiv

active [the ~] noun

  1. the active (active voice)
    die Tatform

Translation Matrix for active:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Tatform active; active voice
- active agent; active voice
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aktiv active; actively; busily; busy; dynamic; energetic; hard-working; humming; industrious; industriously; lively; operative; working
beschäftigt active; actively; at work; busily; busy; hard-working; humming; industrious; industriously; laborious; operative; working busy; doing
- alive; combat-ready; dynamic; fighting; participating
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- energetic
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
arbeitsam active; hard-working; industrious assiduous; diligent; furious; hard working; industrious; laborious; mad; sedulous
berufstätig active; actively; at work; hard-working; industrious; industriously; laborious; operative; working
betriebsam active; hard-working; industrious driven; energetic
beweglich active; dynamic; energetic; lively loose; mobile; moveable; portable; transportable
eifrig active; actively; busily; busy; hard-working; humming; industrious; industriously; operative; working ambitious; animated; ardent; aspiring; assiduous; avid; busily engaged; busy; decisive; desirous; diligent; eager; eagre; energetic; engaged; excited; exciting; fanatical; fanatically; fervent; fierce; heated; high-flying; horny; hot; hot-blooded; hot-tempered; indefatigable; industrious; intense; keen; lascivious; lively; obsessed; occupied; passionate; practiced; practised; pushy; randy; temperamental; temperamentful; tied up; tireless; up; vibrant; zealous
emsig active; actively; busily; busy; hard-working; humming; industrious; industriously; operative; working animated; ardent; arduous; assiduous; busily engaged; busy; diligent; engaged; furious; indefatigable; industrious; mad; occupied; practiced; practised; sedulous; tied up; tireless; up; vibrant; zealous
fleißig active; actively; at work; busily; busy; hard-working; humming; industrious; industriously; laborious; operative; working arduous; assiduous; busily engaged; busy; diligent; engaged; furious; hard working; industrious; laborious; mad; occupied; sedulous; tied up; working hard; zealous
geschäftig active; actively; at work; busily; busy; hard-working; humming; industrious; industriously; laborious; operative; working busily engaged; busy; engaged; occupied; tied up
lebendig active; dynamic; energetic; lively agile; agitated; alert; animated; aroused; brisk; busily engaged; busy; energetic; engaged; excited; fluttered; heated; lively; occupied; quick; rapid; smart; spirited; tied up; up; vibrant; vigorous
lebhaft active; dynamic; energetic; lively agile; agitated; alert; animated; aroused; brisk; buoyant; busily engaged; bustling; busy; cheerful; energetic; engaged; excited; fluttered; full of joy; gay; good natured; good-humored; good-humoured; good-tempered; happy; heated; high-spirited; jolly; lively; merry; occupied; quick; rapid; smart; spirited; sprightly; tied up; up; upbeat; vibrant; vigorous
munter active; dynamic; energetic; lively agile; agitated; alert; amusing; animated; aroused; attentive; bright; brisk; buoyant; busily engaged; bustling; busy; cheerful; clear; colored; colorful; coloured; colourful; delighted; dependable; eager; eagre; enchanted; energetic; engaged; enthusiastic; excited; festive; fluttered; frisky; full of joy; funny; gay; glad; good natured; good-humored; good-humoured; good-tempered; happy; heated; high-coloured; high-spirited; in high spirits; jolly; joyful; joyous; lively; merry; mystified; neat; occupied; passionate; pleasant; pleased; quick; rapid; reliable; safe; satisfied; smart; spell bound; spirited; sprightly; sunny; tidy; tied up; trusted; trustworthy; under enchantment; up; upbeat; vibrant; vigorous
quick active; dynamic; energetic; lively agile; agitated; alert; animated; aroused; brisk; busily engaged; busy; engaged; excited; fluttered; heated; occupied; quick; rapid; smart; tied up; up; vibrant
strebsam active; actively; at work; hard-working; industrious; industriously; laborious; operative; working striving for
tätig active; actively; at work; hard-working; industrious; industriously; laborious; operative; working
wirksam active; actively; at work; hard-working; industrious; industriously; laborious; operative; working conclusive; convincing; effective

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Synonyms for "active":


Antonyms for "active":


Related Definitions for "active":

  1. characterized by energetic activity2
    • an active toddler2
    • active as a gazelle2
    • an active man is a man of action2
  2. engaged in full-time work2
    • active duty2
    • though past retirement age he is still active in his profession2
  3. full of activity or engaged in continuous activity2
    • an active seaport2
    • an active bond market2
    • an active account2
  4. tending to become more severe or wider in scope2
    • active tuberculosis2
  5. disposed to take action or effectuate change2
    • a director who takes an active interest in corporate operations2
    • an active antagonism2
    • he was active in drawing attention to their grievances2
  6. (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt2
    • active volcanos2
  7. (of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting2
  8. (used of verbs (e.g. `to run') and participial adjectives (e.g. `running' in `running water')) expressing action rather than a state of being2
  9. expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor:2
    • Hemingway favors active constructions2
  10. exerting influence or producing a change or effect2
    • an active ingredient2
  11. (of the sun) characterized by an increased occurrence of sunspots and flares and radio emissions2
  12. in operation2
    • an active tradition2
  13. taking part in an activity2
    • an active member of the club2
    • he was politically active2
  14. engaged in or ready for military or naval operations2
    • on active duty2
  15. a person who is a participating member of an organization2
    • the club issues a list of members, both the actives and the retirees2
  16. the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb2
  17. chemical agent capable of activity2
  18. Pertaining to the device, program, file, record or portion of the screen that is currently operational or subject to command operations.1

Wiktionary Translations for active:

active
adjective
  1. given to action
  2. given to action rather than contemplation
  3. having the quality or power of acting
  4. quick in physical movement
  5. in action
active
adjective
  1. geschäftig, von Unternehmergeist besessen
  2. Physik: aktives Material: radioaktive Strahlen aussendend
  3. umgangssprachlich: in einer bestimmten Hinsicht tätig, engagiert
  4. handelnd, etwas Praktisches tuend
noun
  1. Linguistik: deutsche Bezeichnung für Aktiv
  2. Linguistik, veraltet: Form eines Verbs, das aus der Sicht des Subjekts eine Aktion ausdrückt

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
active rührig bedrijvig — tot hard werken geneigd
active aktiv actief — met iets bezig zijnde
active aufgeweckt; flink; frisch; gewandt; hurtig; munter; wach; aktiv; tätig; geschäftig; unternehmend; werktätig; berufstätig; arbeitend; rührig; emsig; wirksam; zum Besitztum gehörend; zu den Aktiva gehörend; Aktiv-; agil; rege actif — Qui agir ou qui a la vertu d’agir.
active aktiv; tätig; geschäftig; unternehmend; werktätig; berufstätig; arbeitend; rührig; emsig; wirksam; zum Besitztum gehörend; zu den Aktiva gehörend; Aktiv-; agil; rege agissant — Qui agir, qui se donner beaucoup de mouvement.
active beflissen; emsig; fleißig; geflissentlich; strebsam assidu — propre|fr (figuré) Qui fait preuve d’assiduité.
active aktiv; tätig; geschäftig; unternehmend; werktätig; berufstätig; arbeitend; rührig; emsig; wirksam; zum Besitztum gehörend; zu den Aktiva gehörend; Aktiv-; effektiv; faktisch; tatsächlich; wirklich; greifbar; Effektiv- effectif — Qui est réellement et de fait, qui produit un résultat réel.
active arbeitsam; geschäftig; beflissen; emsig; fleißig; geflissentlich; strebsam laborieux — Qui travaille beaucoup, qui aime le travail.
active aktiv; tätig; geschäftig; unternehmend; werktätig; berufstätig; arbeitend; rührig; emsig; wirksam; zum Besitztum gehörend; zu den Aktiva gehörend; Aktiv-; drastisch énergique — Qui a de l’énergie.

act:

to act verb (acts, acted, acting)

  1. to act (do; accomplish)
    tun; verrichten; betreiben; treiben; ausrichten; erledigen; erfüllen; schaffen; handeln; erreichen; vollziehen; leisten; ausüben; vornehmen; schütten
    • tun verb (tue, tuest, tut, tat, tatet, getan)
    • verrichten verb (verrichte, verrichtest, verrichtet, verrichtete, verrichtetet, verrichtet)
    • betreiben verb (betreibe, betreibst, betreibt, betrieb, betriebt, betrieben)
    • treiben verb (treibe, treibst, treibt, trieb, triebt, getrieben)
    • ausrichten verb (richte aus, richtest aus, richtet aus, richtete aus, richtetet aus, ausgerichtet)
    • erledigen verb (erledige, erledigst, erledigt, erledigte, erledigtet, erledigt)
    • erfüllen verb (erfülle, erfüllst, erfüllt, erfüllte, erfülltet, erfüllt)
    • schaffen verb (schaffe, schaffst, schafft, schuff, schufft, geschaffen)
    • handeln verb (handle, handelst, handelt, handelte, handeltet, gehandelt)
    • erreichen verb (erreiche, erreichst, erreicht, erreichte, erreichtet, erreicht)
    • vollziehen verb (vollziehe, vollziehst, vollzieht, vollzog, vollzoget, vollzogen)
    • leisten verb (leiste, leistst, leistt, leistte, leisttet, geleistet)
    • ausüben verb (übe aus, übst aus, übt aus, übte aus, übtet aus, ausgeübt)
    • vornehmen verb (nehme vor, nimmst vor, nimmt vor, nahm vor, nahmt vor, vorgenommen)
    • schütten verb (schütte, schüttest, schüttet, schüttete, schüttetet, geschüttet)
  2. to act (perform)
    auftreten; spielen
    • auftreten verb (trete auf, trittst auf, tritt auf, trat auf, tratet auf, aufgetreten)
    • spielen verb (spiele, spielst, spielt, spielte, spieltet, gespielt)
  3. to act (perform)
    schauspielen; darstellen
    • darstellen verb (stelle dar, stellst dar, stellt dar, stellte dar, stelltet dar, dargestellt)
  4. to act (pretend; play; play-act; )
    spielen; tun als ob; darstellen
    • spielen verb (spiele, spielst, spielt, spielte, spieltet, gespielt)
    • tun als ob verb
    • darstellen verb (stelle dar, stellst dar, stellt dar, stellte dar, stelltet dar, dargestellt)
  5. to act (agitate; deal with; deal)
    handeln; agieren; tun
    • handeln verb (handle, handelst, handelt, handelte, handeltet, gehandelt)
    • agieren verb (agiere, agierst, agiert, agierte, agiertet, agiert)
    • tun verb (tue, tuest, tut, tat, tatet, getan)

Conjugations for act:

present
  1. act
  2. act
  3. acts
  4. act
  5. act
  6. act
simple past
  1. acted
  2. acted
  3. acted
  4. acted
  5. acted
  6. acted
present perfect
  1. have acted
  2. have acted
  3. has acted
  4. have acted
  5. have acted
  6. have acted
past continuous
  1. was acting
  2. were acting
  3. was acting
  4. were acting
  5. were acting
  6. were acting
future
  1. shall act
  2. will act
  3. will act
  4. shall act
  5. will act
  6. will act
continuous present
  1. am acting
  2. are acting
  3. is acting
  4. are acting
  5. are acting
  6. are acting
subjunctive
  1. be acted
  2. be acted
  3. be acted
  4. be acted
  5. be acted
  6. be acted
diverse
  1. act!
  2. let's act!
  3. acted
  4. acting
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

act [the ~] noun

  1. the act (deed; action)
    der Akt; die Handlung; die Tat; Werk

Translation Matrix for act:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Akt act; action; deed nude; nude figure
Handlung act; action; deed action; plot
Tat act; action; deed action; hobby; pastime
Werk act; action; deed collected works; factory; masterpiece; masterwork; oeuvre; plant; works
- bit; deed; enactment; human action; human activity; number; routine; turn
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
agieren act; agitate; deal; deal with act as; function as
auftreten act; perform act as; deal with; figure; function as; impersonate; kick open; play the role of; pose
ausrichten accomplish; act; do aim; align; arrange; rank; repair; snap; straighten
ausüben accomplish; act; do commit; do accidentally; inadvertently do something; perpetrate; practice; practise
betreiben accomplish; act; do commit; do accidentally; inadvertently do something; make love; perpetrate; persevere; persist; practice; practise
darstellen act; dramatise; dramatize; perform; play; play-act; pretend act a part; depict; describe; display; dramatise; dramatize; draw; exhibit; figure; impersonate; imply; indicate; interpret; outline; paint; personify; picture; play the role of; play-act; point to; portray; pose; represent; show; signify; sketch; stand for; suggest
erfüllen accomplish; act; do achieve; achieve something; function; perform; succeed; try
erledigen accomplish; act; do accomplish; blot out; bring to an end; complete; delete; destruct; devastate; eliminate; end; erase; execute; execute capital punishment; exhaust; finish; finish off; fix; fix it up; get done; get ready; kill; lay waste; liquidate; manage; murder; pull it off; pull the trick; rub out; ruin; shoot dead; take someone's life; wear out; wipe; wipe out; work to death; wreck
erreichen accomplish; act; do derive; draw; end up; gain; get through; reach; win
handeln accomplish; act; agitate; deal; deal with; do achieve; achieve something; bargain; carry on a business; deal in; function; haggle; handle; hawk; mediate; negociate; negotiate; peddle; perform; push; sell; succeed; trade
leisten accomplish; act; do achieve; achieve something; function; perform; succeed
schaffen accomplish; act; do accomplish; bring about; bring forth; bring it off; bring off; carry it out; come up to the expectations; conceptualise; conceptualize; construct; cope; create; derive; design; dig up; distribute; draw; effect; exploit; fix; function; furnish; generate; hand out; invent; lift; make; manage; manufacture; prepare; produce; provide; pull off; ration; realise; realize; succeed; supply
schauspielen act; perform
schütten accomplish; act; do achieve; achieve something; function; pelt; perform; pour; pour with rain; rain cats and dogs; sprinkle; succeed
spielen act; dramatise; dramatize; perform; play; play-act; pretend do as if; dramatise; dramatize; feign; impersonate; outshine; play the role of; pretend; simulate; speculate
treiben accomplish; act; do arise; ascent; breed; clone; commit; cultivate; derive; do accidentally; draw; function; get undone; inadvertently do something; make love; perpetrate; play a trick; practice; practise; pull out; rise; rise up; stand up; unpick; untie
tun accomplish; act; agitate; deal; deal with; do apply; conceptualise; conceptualize; construct; create; design; do; employ; function; invent; labor; labour; make; make use of; manufacture; operate; prepare; proceed; use; utilise; utilize; work
tun als ob act; dramatise; dramatize; perform; play; play-act; pretend do as if; pretend
verrichten accomplish; act; do achieve; achieve something; apply; do; employ; function; labor; labour; make use of; perform; succeed; use; utilise; utilize; work
vollziehen accomplish; act; do accomplish; carry out; come up to the expectations; execute; fulfil; fulfill; perform; put to death
vornehmen accomplish; act; do put on; resolve
- act as; behave; dissemble; do; move; play; playact; pretend; represent; roleplay; work
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- proceed

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Antonyms for "act":


Related Definitions for "act":

  1. something that people do or cause to happen2
  2. a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body2
  3. a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program2
    • he did his act three times every evening2
  4. a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet2
  5. a manifestation of insincerity2
    • he put on quite an act for her benefit2
  6. behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself2
    • You should act like an adult2
    • The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people2
  7. pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind2
    • He acted the idiot2
  8. discharge one's duties2
    • She acts as the chair2
    • In what capacity are you acting?2
  9. play a role or part2
    • She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role2
  10. perform on a stage or theater2
    • She acts in this play2
    • He acted in `Julius Caesar'2
  11. behave unnaturally or affectedly2
    • She's just acting2
  12. perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)2
    • think before you act2
    • The governor should act on the new energy bill2
    • The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel2
  13. be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure2
  14. have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected2
    • How does your idea work in practice?2
    • The breaks of my new car act quickly2
  15. be suitable for theatrical performance2
    • This scene acts well2

Wiktionary Translations for act:

act
verb
  1. to have an effect on
  2. to behave in a certain way
  3. to respond to information
  4. to perform a theatrical role
  5. to do something
noun
  1. display of behaviour
  2. division of theatrical performance
  3. statute
  4. process of doing
  5. formal record of something done
  6. deed
act
verb
  1. etwas vorspielen, vortäuschen, vorgaukeln, sich verstellen
  2. etwas machen, tun, arbeiten
  3. (intransitiv) sich verhalten (vor anderen); ein bestimmtes Verhalten zeigen
  4. bairisch, reflexiv: sich aufspielen, sich (künstlich) aufregen
  5. -
  6. (reflexiv) sich benehmen
  7. eine Wirkung entfalten
noun
  1. (groß) Schöpfung eines Künstlers oder Kreativen
  2. etwas, das tun oder vollziehen werden muss oder wurde
  3. Prozess, während dessen etwas tun oder durchführen wird
  4. Recht: Regel, die ein Gesetzgeber in einem bestimmten Verfahren erlässt und die die jeweilig Untergebenen zu befolgen haben
  5. in sich geschlossener aus mehreren Auftritten bestehender Teil eines Dramas
  6. Abschnitt eines Theaterstückes, Films oder eines Singspiels (Oper/Operette)
  7. Darbietung, Nummer im Zirkus oder Varieté
  8. Handlung, Vorgang

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
act Durchführung; Tat; Errungenschaft; Leistung prestatie — resultaat van een actie (die vaak met enige moeite gepaard gaat)
act Akt; Tat; Handlung handeling — datgene dat gedaan is
act Tat daad — bewust gepleegde handeling
act handeln agir — Faire, poser un acte
act Akt; Akte; Aufzug; Schriftstück; Dokument; Urkunde; Beweisstück; Unterlage; Papier documentécrit qui sert de preuve ou de renseignement.
act Betrügerei escroquerieaction d’escroquer.
act funktionieren fonctionneraccomplir sa fonction, en parlant d’un mécanisme, d’un organe, etc.
act Gebärde; Handgriff; Geste gesteaction et mouvement du corps et particulièrement des bras et des mains, action et mouvement employés à signifier quelque chose.
act beeinflussen; Einfluß haben auf; einwirken influerfaire impression sur une chose, exercer sur elle une action qui tendre à la modifier.
act spielen; darstellen; aufführen; darbieten jouer — Représenter une pièce de théâtre
act Gesetz loirègle, obligations écrites, prescrites ou tacites, auxquelles les hommes se doivent de se conformer.
act Nummer numéroidentifiant alphanumérique ou purement numérique qu’on mettre sur quelque chose et qui servir à la reconnaître.
act operieren; machen; tun; stellen; bereiten; wirken; einwirken; erwirken; wirksam sein; Wirkung ausüben; agieren; handeln; verfahren; vorgehen; tätig sein; sich verhalten opéreraccomplir une œuvre, produire un effet.
act scheinen; aussehen; erscheinen; zum Vorschein kommen; sich zeigen; auftauchen; zutage treten; an den Tag kommen; ans Licht kommen; als … dastehen paraîtreexposer à la vue, se faire ou se laisser voir, se manifester.
act gelass; Akt; Akte; Aufzug; Schriftstück; Dokument; Urkunde; Gemach; Stube; Fleck; Stück piècepartie, portion, morceau d’un tout.
act verfahren; vorgehen; vorschreiten procéderprovenir, tirer son origine.
act scheinen sembler — avoir l’air, l’apparence

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