nonpassive

adjective
non·​pas·​sive | \ ˌnän-ˈpa-siv How to pronounce nonpassive (audio) \

Definition of nonpassive

: not passive nonpassive recreational activities … small landlords (less than $100,000 in adjusted gross income) may deduct up to $25,000 in rental losses from nonpassive income as long as they are active in the management of the property.— Theodore Crone

First Known Use of nonpassive

1905, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About nonpassive

Time Traveler for nonpassive

Time Traveler

The first known use of nonpassive was in 1905

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near nonpassive

nonpasserine

nonpassive

nonpathogenic

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for nonpassive

Cite this Entry

“Nonpassive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonpassive. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!