An active mind, an active boy.
A person who attends mass weekly and is involved with different religious programs is an example of an active church member.
Active fish in the aquarium.
An active interest, to play an active role.
Origin of active
- Middle English actif from Old French from Latin āctīvus from āctus past participle of agere to drive, do ag- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition