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Definition

[adv] not recorded; "the opera was broadcast live"
[adj] having life; "a live canary"; "hit a live nerve"; "famous living painters"; "living tissue"; "living plants and animals"
[adj] showing characteristics of life; exerting force or containing energy; "live coals"; "tossd 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"
[adj] (electricity) charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire"
[adj] of current relevance; "a live issue"; "still a live option"
[adj] (printing) in current use or ready for use; "live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread"
[adj] (informal) abounding with life and energy; "the club members are a really live bunch"
[adj] rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resiliant as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
[adj] actually being performed (or--for the audience--present) at the time of 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"
[adj] charged with an explosive; "live ammunition"; "a live bomb"
[v] 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"
[v] have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
[v] lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war"
[v] pursue a positive and satisfying existence; "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live"
[v] 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"
[v] 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"
[v] make one's home or live in; "There are only 250,000 people 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"


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Antonyms

dead, recorded