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English → English (gcide) Definition: Active wealth Active \Ac"tive\, a. [F. actif, L. activus, fr. agere to act.] 1. Having the power or quality of acting; causing change; communicating action or motion; acting; -- opposed to passive, that receives; as, certain active principles; the powers of the mind. [1913 Webster] 2. Quick in physical movement; of an agile and vigorous body; nimble; as, an active child or animal. [1913 Webster] Active and nervous was his gait. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 3. In action; actually proceeding; working; in force; -- opposed to quiescent, dormant, or extinct; as, active laws; active hostilities; an active volcano. [1913 Webster] 4. Given to action; constantly engaged in action; energetic; diligent; busy; -- opposed to dull, sluggish, indolent, or inert; as, an active man of business; active mind; active zeal. [1913 Webster] 5. Requiring or implying action or exertion; -- opposed to sedentary or to tranquil; as, active employment or service; active scenes. [1913 Webster] 6. Given to action rather than contemplation; practical; operative; -- opposed to speculative or theoretical; as, an active rather than a speculative statesman. [1913 Webster] 7. Brisk; lively; as, an active demand for corn. [1913 Webster] 8. Implying or producing rapid action; as, an active disease; an active remedy. [1913 Webster] 9. (Gram.) (a) Applied to a form of the verb; -- opposed to passive. See Active voice, under Voice. (b) Applied to verbs which assert that the subject acts upon or affects something else; transitive. (c) Applied to all verbs that express action as distinct from mere existence or state. [1913 Webster] Active capital, Active wealth, money, or property that may readily be converted into money. [1913 Webster] Syn: Agile; alert; brisk; vigorous; nimble; lively; quick; sprightly; prompt; energetic. [1913 Webster] Wealth \Wealth\, n. [OE. welthe, from wele; cf. D. weelde luxury. See Weal prosperity.] [1913 Webster] 1. Weal; welfare; prosperity; good. [Obs.] “Let no man seek his own, but every man another's wealth.” --1 Cor. x. 24. [1913 Webster] 2. Large possessions; a comparative abundance of things which are objects of human desire; esp., abundance of worldly estate; affluence; opulence; riches. [1913 Webster] I have little wealth to lose. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Each day new wealth, without their care, provides. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Wealth comprises all articles of value and nothing else. --F. A. Walker. [1913 Webster] 3. (Econ.) (a) In the private sense, all pooperty which has a money value. (b) In the public sense, all objects, esp. material objects, which have economic utility. (c) Specif. called personal wealth. Those energies, faculties, and habits directly contributing to make people industrially efficient. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Active wealth. See under Active. [1913 Webster] Syn: Riches; affluence; opulence; abundance. [1913 Webster]

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