LIVE

live

1. [Adjective]: 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"

2. [Adjective]: 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"

3. [Adverb]: not recorded; "the opera was broadcast live"

4. having life; "a live canary"; "hit a live nerve"; "famous living painters"; "living tissue";

5. charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire"

6. in current use or ready for use; "live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread"

7. rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resiliant as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"

8. charged with an explosive; "live ammunition"; "a live bomb"

9. of current relevance; "a live issue"; "still a live option"

10. abounding with life and energy; "the club members are a really live bunch"

11. [Verb]: 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"

12. [Verb]: 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

13. [Verb]: lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war"

14. [Verb]: 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"

15. [Verb]: 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"

16. [Verb]: have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"

17. [Verb]: pursue a positive and satisfying existence; "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live"

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