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Live Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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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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Live Sample Sentences in News


  • Which Live Streaming App Is Right for You
    With the advent of live video streaming apps, it's now easier than ever to life-cast to your social media followers or even build a legion of fans online. Read more on this news related to 'Live'
  • eBay and Sotheby’s Live Auctions Begin on April 1
    Tomorrow, eBay and Sotheby’s will mark the launch of the first live events in the new Sotheby’s live auctions experience with the themed “Photographs” and “New York” sales. Read more on this news related to 'Live'
  • ‘The Wiz’ Live Musical Special Ordered by NBC
    NBC is going forward with its next live theatrical production in "The Wiz." The production will be executive produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron with Cirque du Soleil, whose new stage theatrical division will co-produce the live television event and then present it as a major Broadway revival for the 2016-17 season. Read more on this news related to 'Live'

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