live

phonetic symbol: / láɪv | lɪ́v / 

live - English Dictionary

[ verb ]
■ have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
e.g.)
・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
experience , know

[ verb ]
■ have life, be alive
e.g.)
・My grandfather lived until the end of war
be

[ verb ]
■ lead a certain kind of life
■ live in a certain style
e.g.)
・we had to live frugally after the war

[ verb ]
■ pursue a positive and satisfying existence
e.g.)
・You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live

[ verb ]
■ support oneself
e.g.)
・Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?
exist , subsist , survive

[ verb ]
■ continue to live through hardship or adversity
e.g.)
・The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
endure , go , hold out , hold up , last , live on , survive

[ verb ]
■ inhabit or live in
■ be an inhabitant of
e.g.)
・People lived in Africa millions of years ago
dwell , inhabit , populate

[ adjective satellite ]
■ capable of erupting
e.g.)
・a live volcano
・the volcano is very much alive
alive

[ adjective ]
■ possessing life
e.g.)
・the happiest person alive
・the nerve is alive
・doctors are working hard to keep him alive
・burned alive
・a live canary
alive

[ adjective ]
■ exerting force or containing energy
e.g.)
・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

[ adjective satellite ]
■ charged or energized with electricity
e.g.)
・a live wire
hot

[ adjective satellite ]
■ of current relevance
e.g.)
・a live issue
・still a live option

[ adjective satellite ]
■ in current use or ready for use
e.g.)
・live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread

[ adjective satellite ]
■ abounding with life and energy
e.g.)
・the club members are a really live bunch

[ adjective satellite ]
■ elastic
■ rebounds readily
e.g.)
・a lively tennis ball
bouncy , lively , resilient , springy

[ adjective ]
■ actually being performed at the time of hearing or viewing
e.g.)
・a live television program
・brought to you live from Lincoln Center
・live entertainment involves performers actually in the physical presence of a live audience
unrecorded

[ adjective satellite ]
■ charged with an explosive
e.g.)
・live ammunition
・a live bomb

[ adjective satellite ]
■ highly reverberant
e.g.)
・a live concert hall

[ adverb ]
■ not recorded
e.g.)
・the opera was broadcast live

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