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  • have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I lived through two d
  • have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
  • lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war"
  • pursue a positive and satisfying existence; "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live"
  • support oneself; "he could barely exist on such a low wage"; "Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?"; "Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day"
  • continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"
  • make one''s home or live in; "She resides officially in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated"
  • having life; "a live canary"; "hit a live nerve"; "famous living painters"; "living tissue";
  • showing characteristics of life; exerting force or containing energy; "live coals"; "tossed a live cigarette out the window"; "got a shock from a live wire"; "live ore is unmined ore"; "a live bomb"; "a live ball is one in play"
  • charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire"
  • of current relevance; "a live issue"; "still a live option"
  • in current use or ready for use; "live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread"
  • abounding with life and energy; "the club members are a really live bunch"
  • rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resiliant as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
  • actually being performed at the time of hearing or viewing; "a live television program"; "brought to you live from Lincoln Center"; "live entertainment involves performers actually in the physical presence of a live audience"
  • charged with an explosive; "live ammunition"; "a live bomb"
  • not recorded; "the opera was broadcast live"

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Live Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Live can be a verb. It rhymes with "give". "To live" means "to be alive" (and not dead). If you live, then you have life.

It can be used in a general way:

Live can be an adjective. It rhymes with "five".



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'Live' example sentence in quotations


* A home is not a mere transient shelter its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it. - H.L. Mencken

* I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it. - Harry Emerson Fosdick

* The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. - Frank Lloyd Wright


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