actively - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    with the aim of making something happen, rather than just hoping that it will

    Are you actively looking for work at the moment?

  2. 2
    in a practical or enthusiastic way

    He’s been actively involved in politics for 30 years.

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  3. 3
    used for emphasis generally

    She did not like her son’s friends, but was not actively hostile to them.