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live1

live1

pronunciation:
lIv
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: lived, lives, living
definition 1: to have life; exist in an active state.
synonyms:
breathe, exist
antonyms:
die
similar words:
subsist
definition 2: to maintain oneself in life.
I live on very little income.
synonyms:
exist, get along, subsist
similar words:
make ends meet, manage, survive
definition 3: to dwell or reside (often fol. by in or at).
He lives on the mountain.
synonyms:
abide, dwell, reside, stay
similar words:
lodge, settle, sojourn
definition 4: to continue to be in existence or be present to the memory.
She lives in her children.
synonyms:
endure, last, survive
similar words:
abide, persevere, persist, prevail, stand, subsist
definition 5: to dwell as a couple.
They live together.
synonyms:
cohabit
similar words:
abide, coexist, dwell, reside, room
definition 6: to experience life keenly and with pleasure.
similar words:
flourish, prosper, succeed, thrive
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to engage in or pass (one's life).
synonyms:
pass, spend
similar words:
expend, lead
definition 2: to show by action.
He lives his religious beliefs.
synonyms:
embody, epitomize, incarnate, personify
similar words:
exemplify, illustrate, manifest, show
definition 3: to experience; endure.
synonyms:
bear, endure, experience, stand, survive, tolerate
similar words:
undergo, withstand
derivation: living (adj.)
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