1. [Adjective]: pertaining to living persons; "within living memory"

2. [Adjective]: dwelling or inhabiting; often used in combination; "living quarters"; "tree-living animals"

3. [Noun]: the experience of living; the course of human events and activities; "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"

4. [Noun]: the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"

5. [Noun]: people who are still living; "save your pity for the living"

6. [Noun]: the condition of living or the state of being alive; "while there''s life there''s hope"; "life depends on many chemical and physical processes"

7. (informal) absolute; "she is a living doll"; "scared the living daylights out of them"; "beat the living hell out of him"

8. still in existence; "the Wollemi pine found in Australia is a surviving specimen of a conifer thought to have been long extinct and therefore known as a living fossil"; "the only surviving frontier blockhouse in Pennsylvania"

9. still in active use; "a living language"

10. true to life; lifelike; "the living image of her mother"

Similar words to 'living'

Opposite words to 'living'

1. dead

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