Antonyms of adj brain_dead

1 sense of brain dead

Sense 1
brain dead -- (having irreversible loss of brain function as indicated by a persistent flat electroencephalogram; "was declared brain dead")

INDIRECT (VIA dead) -> alive, live -- (possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary")

Similarity of adj brain_dead

1 sense of brain dead

Sense 1
brain dead -- (having irreversible loss of brain function as indicated by a persistent flat electroencephalogram; "was declared brain dead")
       => dead (vs. alive) -- (no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin")

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