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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