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  1. [adverb] not recorded; "the opera was broadcast live"

  2. [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"
    Synonyms: dwell, shack, reside, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate

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

  4. [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"
    Synonyms: survive, last, on, go, endure, hold up, hold out

  5. [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"
    Synonyms: exist, survive, subsist

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

  7. [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 divorces"
    Synonyms: know, experience

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

  9. [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"
    Synonyms: unrecorded

  10. [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"

  11. [adjective] highly reverberant; "a live concert hall"

  12. [adjective] charged with an explosive; "live ammunition"; "a live bomb"

  13. [adjective] rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resiliant as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
    Synonyms: bouncy, ly, resilient, springy, whippy

  14. [adjective] abounding with life and energy; "the club members are a really live bunch"

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

  16. [adjective] of current relevance; "a live issue"; "still a live option"

  17. [adjective] charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire"
    Synonyms: hot

  18. [adjective] having life; "a live canary"; "hit a live nerve"; "famous living painters"; "living tissue";

  19. [adjective] capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive"


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