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Live Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • 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

  • The Fantasy War Room is LIVE!
    The SB Nation Fantasy War Room is live until 8:30 p.m. ET. Welcome back to the War Room! This marks the third season of a chat room that offers you the most extensive fantasy football advice on the Internet. In 2012, SB Nation created a live chat called the Fantasy War Room, in order to help you better prepare for your fantasy football drafts and weekly lineup dec Read more on this news related to 'Live'
  • Live Nation Completes Deal for C3 Presents
    Live Nation Entertainment has completed the acquisition of a controlling stake in C3 Presents in a blockbuster deal that combines the might of the... Read more on this news related to 'Live'
  • Live Nation Global Touring Confirms RPMC as Exclusive VIP Travel Partner For U2 THE iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE TOUR 2015
    Live Nation Global Touring, worldwide producer of U2 THE iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE TOUR 2015 has confirmed RPMC as the exclusive VIP travel partner for the 2015 tour. A global leader Read more on this news related to 'Live'

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