Definitions of live:
- verb: lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
Example: "We had to live frugally after the war"
- verb: pursue a positive and satisfying existence
Example: "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live"
- verb: have life, be alive
Example: "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
- verb: support oneself
Example: "Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?"
- verb: continue to live; endure or last
Example: "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"
- verb: have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
Example: "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"
- verb: make one's home or live in
Example: "I live in a 200-year old house"
- adjective: actually being performed at the time of hearing or viewing
Example: "A live television program"
- adjective: charged with an explosive
Example: "Live ammunition"
- adjective: having life
Example: "A live canary"
- adjective: showing characteristics of life; exerting force or containing energy
Example: "Live coals"
- adjective: of current relevance
Example: "A live issue"
- adjective: in current use or ready for use
Example: "Live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread"
- adjective: abounding with life and energy
Example: "The club members are a really live bunch"
- adjective: charged or energized with electricity
Example: "A live wire"
- adjective: rebounds readily
Example: "A lively tennis ball"
- adverb: not recorded
Example: "The opera was broadcast live"
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