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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
live (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
to be alive have the life of an animal or plant
2.
to continue alive
3.
to maintain oneself - subsist lived on rice and peas
4.
a) to occupy a home - dwell living in a shabby room they had always lived in the country
b) to be located or stored - the silverware lives here
5.
to attain eternal life - though he die, yet shall he live John 11:25(Revised Standard Version)
6.
to conduct or pass one's life - lived only for his work
7.
to remain in human memory or record - the past lives in us all W. R. Inge
8.
to have a life rich in experience
9.
transitive verb
- cohabit
1.
to pass through or spend the duration of - lived their lives alone
2.
- act out practice often used with out to live out their fantasies
3.
to exhibit vigor, gusto, or enthusiasm in - lived life to the fullest
4.
a) to experience firsthand - living a dream
b) to be thoroughly absorbed by or involved with - she lives her work
live (adjective)
1.
a) having life - living a live lobster
b) existing in fact or reality - actual spoke to a real live celebrity
2.
exerting force or containing energy as
a) - afire glowing live coals
b) connected to electric power
c) charged with explosives and containing shot or a bullet - live ammunition , also armed but not exploded - a live bomb
d) imparting or driven by power - a live axle
e) being in operation - a live microphone
3.
abounding with life - vivid
4.
being in a pure native state
5.
of bright vivid color
6.
of continuing or current interest - live issues
7.
a) not yet printed from or plated - live type
b) not yet typeset - live copy
8.
a) of or involving a presentation (as a play or concert) in which both the performers and an audience are physically present - a live record album a nightclub with live entertainment
b) broadcast directly at the time of production - a live radio program
9.
being in play - a live ball
live (adverb)
at the actual time of occurrence during, from, or at a live production - the program was broadcast live
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
live (adjective)
1.
being in effective operation
SYNONIMS:
alive, functional, functioning, going, live, living, on, operating, operational, operative, running, working
RELATED WORDS:
effective, effectual; employable, operable, usable ( useable), viable, workable; performing, producing, productive, serving, useful, yielding; astir, bustling, busy, dynamic, flourishing, humming, roaring, thriving
NEAR ANTONYMS:
deactivated, decommissioned; ineffective, ineffectual, useless; inoperable, unusable, unworkable; arrested, asleep, dormant, fallow, idle, inert, latent, lifeless, nonproductive, quiescent, sleepy, stagnating, unproductive, vegetating
broken, dead, inactive, inoperative, kaput ( kaputt), nonactivated, nonfunctional, nonfunctioning, nonoperating, nonoperational, nonoperative
live (adjective)
2.
having or showing life
SYNONIMS:
animate, breathing, live, living, quick
RELATED WORDS:
active, animated, dynamic, lively, thriving, vibrant, vigorous, vital, vivacious; current, existent, existing, extant, going, prevailing, surviving; resurrected
NEAR ANTONYMS:
dying, fading, moribund; stillborn; reposing, resting; ghostlike, ghostly, ghosty, zombielike; absent, extinct, fallen, finished, gone, lapsed, lost, nonexistent, perished, terminated, vanished, wiped out; barren, desert
asleep, breathless, cold, dead, deceased, defunct, departed, expired, inanimate, lifeless, nonliving
live (verb)
1.
to have a home
SYNONIMS:
abide, dwell, reside
RELATED WORDS:
lodge, settle, stay; frequent, hang (at), haunt, visit; cohabit, inhabit, occupy; people, populate; lease, rent, sublet, tenant
live (verb)
2.
to have life
SYNONIMS:
breathe, exist, live, subsist
RELATED WORDS:
abide, continue, endure, hold on, hold up, keep (on), kick, last, lead, persist, rule, run on, survive; move; flourish, prosper, thrive
NEAR ANTONYMS:
disappear, evaporate, vanish; cease, desist, discontinue, end, quit, stop; abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, wane
depart, die, expire, pass away, perish, succumb
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