Active may refer to:

Human Activity
  • An active lifestyle, a lifestyle characterized by frequent or various social, intellectual, and (particularly) physical activities
  • An "active" in a fraternity or sorority
Computers and electronics
  • Active component, a type of component in electronics
  • Active Enterprises, a defunct video game developer
  • Sky Active, the brand name for interactive features on Sky Digital available in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland
  • Active Records, a record label
  • Active (album), an album by Casiopea
  • Active (ship), a brigantine which sank in 1810 somewhere in the Tasman Sea
  • HMS Active, the name of various ships of the British Royal Navy
  • USCS Active (1852), a United States Coast Survey ship in commission from 1852 to 1861
  • USCGC Active, the name of various ships of the United States Coast Guard
  • USRC Active, the name of various ships of the United States Revenue Cutter Service
  • USS Active, the name of various ships of the United States Navy
  • Active volcano, a volcano which erupts regularly
  • The active grammatical voice, in which the subject is the agent or actor of the verb
  • Active learning, teaching or instruction technique
  • ACTIVE, or "Active - sobriety, friendship and peace", a European temperance youth organization formerly known as the European Good Templar Youth Federation (EGTYF)
  • Active, the original name of the early steam locomotive Locomotion No 1

Famous quotes containing the word active:

    Few, if any, creatures are equally active all night.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Even if you find yourself in a heated exchange with your toddler, it is better for your child to feel the heat rather than for him to feel you withdraw emotionally.... Active and emotional involvement between parent and child helps the child make the limits a part of himself.
    Stanley I. Greenspan (20th century)

    The time passes so quickly during these full and active middle years that most people arrive at the end of middle age and the beginning of later maturity with surprise and a sense of having finished the journey while they were still preparing to commence it.
    Robert Havighurst (20th century)