The definition of active is a person, thing or idea which is moving, in motion or changing.(adjective)
A person who attends mass weekly and is involved with different religious programs is an example of an active church member.
See active in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OFr actif < L activus < actus, pp. of agere: see act
See active in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English actif
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin āctīvus
Origin: , from āctus
Origin: , past participle of agere, to drive, do; see ag- in Indo-European roots.
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