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live

 
Adjective live has 11 senses
  1. live, unrecorded - 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"
    Antonyms: recorded, canned, transcribed, filmed, prerecorded, taped, tape-recorded
  2. live - 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"
    Antonyms:
    dead, barren, lifeless, out of play, extinct, out
  3. live - highly reverberant; "a live concert hall"
    Antonyms:
    unreverberant, nonresonant (indirect, via reverberant)
  4. live - charged with an explosive; "live ammunition"; "a live bomb"
    Antonym:
    unloaded (indirect, via loaded)
  5. bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springy, whippy - rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resiliant as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
    Antonym: inelastic (indirect, via elastic)
  6. live - abounding with life and energy; "the club members are a really live bunch"
    Antonym:
    dull (indirect, via lively)
  7. live - in current use or ready for use; "live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread"
    Antonym:
    noncurrent (indirect, via current)
  8. live - of current relevance; "a live issue"; "still a live option"
    Antonym:
    noncurrent (indirect, via current)
  9. hot, live - charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire"
    Antonym: uncharged (indirect, via charged)
  10. live - having life; "a live canary"; "hit a live nerve"; "famous living painters"; "living tissue";
    Antonym:
    dead (indirect, via alive)
  11. alive, live - capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive"
    Antonyms: dormant, inactive (indirect, via extinct, active)
    Antonyms: extinct, inactive (indirect, via active, dormant)
Adverbial live has 1 sense
  1. live - not recorded; "the opera was broadcast live"
Verb live has 7 senses
  1. dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate - 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"
    --1 is one way to be
    Derived form: noun liver4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. live - lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war"
    Derived forms: noun liver3, noun living1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out - 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"
    Sample sentence:
    The business is going to live
  4. exist, survive, live, subsist - 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"
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s on something
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. be, live - have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
    Derived form: noun living3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  6. know, experience, live - 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 divorces"
    --6 is one way to experience, undergo, see, go through
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. live - pursue a positive and satisfying existence; "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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