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live2

live2

 
pronunciation:
laIv
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being alive; having life.
We saw live baby chicks at the farm.
synonyms:
alive, animate, living
antonyms:
dead
similar words:
vital
definition 2: carrying electric current.
The electricians were careful to step around the live wires.
definition 3: being broadcast on television or radio at the same moment that the action is taking place.
The TV program was a live broadcast.
antonyms:
recorded
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: of radio and television programs, during performance.
This program comes live from Chicago.
Word Builder: live +
  • lively:
    full of life and energy.