Pronunciation of Alive
/ɐlˈa͡ɪv/, /ɐlˈa‍ɪv/, /ɐ_l_ˈaɪ_v/

Antonyms for alive:

absent, unanimated, inert, idle, defunct, breathless, fallen, nonextant, dead, stillborn, sleepy, dormant, latent, inanimate, lifeless, nonexistent, moribund, dull, kaput, insensitive, unworkable, unusable, fallow, vanished, deceased, inoperable, dying, asleep, cold.

Synonyms for alive:

Sense 2

cheerfully, joyful, working, blithely, merrily, wild, dynamite, sassy, exuberant, blithe, imaginative, hip, vibrant, happily, happy, cheerful, lighthearted, gaily, delighted, red hot, sentient, touched, bright, sunny, operating, fresh, satisfied, cognizant, intense, already, vigorous, conscious, sprightly.

Sense 3

extant, jolly, tame, alight, running, romantic, buoyant, rife, fondly.

Sense 4

fast, present, current, immediate, operative.

Sense 5

sensible, around.

Sense 6


Sense 9


Sense 14


Sense 27



immortal, surviving, life.


engrossing, rich, sparkling, inspiring, juicy, scintillating, hypnotic, fascinating, stimulating, enthralling, mesmeric, diverting, notably, terrific, gripping, notable, exotic, colorful, inviting, intriguing, striking, mesmerizing, piquant, riveting, tempting, interestingly, inspirational, watchable, thought-provoking, quotable, consuming, compelling, arresting, spellbinding, interesting, absorbing.



Other synonyms and related words:

bubbly, eventful, watchful, juiced, exultant, hyperactive, overexcited, running, mouthwatering, Switched, snappy, biased, operative, tempting, irrepressible, thrilled, full of life, pulsating, existing, delighted, bouncy, expectant, immortal, zippy, anticipatory, thrilling, conscious, sentient, psyched, lively, brisk, adventurous, playful, agile, jolly, fast, sensible, observant, sensitive, amused, piquant, unrecorded, wrought-up, around, gaily, cheerful, Tickled, hot, content, virile, consuming, breezily, breathing, spanking, colorful, going, fascinated, energetic, diverting, alluring, fulfilled, gladly, blithe, extant, already, breezy, fresh, weak-kneed, scintillating, underway, bright, engrossing, Intrigued, working, white-hot, euphoric, viable, on, merrily, intelligent, fixated, revived, quick, stimulating, hip, life, chipper, effervescent, excited, cheery, vigorous, joyful, replete, heads-up, vivacious, rife, elated, modern-day, cognizant, sprightly, animate, awake, operational, peppy, electric, perky, mindful, active, animated, interesting, rambunctious, hypnotic, dizzy, mercurial, marvelous, spirited, feisty, happy, operating, alight, prevailing, surviving, wise, ware, intriguing, apprehensive, merry, dynamic, afoot, zoological, springy, existent, alert, vibrant, tame, gripping, exhilarating, feverish, functional, enlivened, compelling, delirious, witting, reanimated, functioning, agog, intense, engrossed, high-spirited, mesmerizing, quotable, upbeat, blithely, inspirational, sunny, frisky, aware, dynamite, intoxicating, arresting, current, rip-roaring, liveborn, seraphic, touched.

active (adjective)

operating, going, lively, perky, quick.

all (adjective)

live, active.

aware (adjective)


being active, full of life (adjective)

brisk, vivacious, spirited, rife, quick, replete, lively, cheerful, vigorous, sprightly, alert, energetic, animated.

being animately existent (adjective)

breathing, animate, working, cognizant, existing, running, live, living, dynamic, around, extant, functioning, viable, vital, awake, operative, conscious.

existent (adjective)

live, existing.

live (adjective)

incarnate, living, organic, vital, live, animate.

running (adjective)


Sense 2 (noun)

current, modern-day, present, prevailing, immediate, around.

Sense 3 (noun)

going, operative, running, working, operating, functioning.

Sense 4 (noun)

replete, rife, rich.

Sense 5 (noun)

hip, wise, cognizant, sensible, sentient.

alive (noun)

awake, living, full of life, live, alert, liveborn, spirited, animated, life, sensitive, active, surviving, reanimated, existing, immortal, enlivened, lively, existent, viable, revived, vital, aware.

interesting (noun)

thought-provoking, interesting, gripping, exciting, intriguing, spellbinding, fascinating.

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