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hive

hive

 
 
pronunciation:
haIv
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a structure built for or by bees to live in.
The beekeeper is gathering honey from the hive.
definition 2: the colony of bees that lives in such a structure.
The hive began to swarm.
similar words:
swarm
definition 3: an extremely busy or crowded place, or the crowd of people in it.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hived, hives, hiving
definition: to keep or place in a hive.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to go into or live in a hive or a place like a hive.
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