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living

liv·ing

living

pronunciation:
lI vIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having life.
All living things need water.
synonyms:
alive, animate, live
antonyms:
dead
similar words:
vital
definition 2: alive at this time.
The author of that book is still living.
synonyms:
live
antonyms:
dead, late
similar words:
alive, contemporary, current
definition 3: still in use.
She wants to study a living language rather than one that is no longer spoken.
synonyms:
active, current
similar words:
alive, modern, up-to-date, vital
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the action of one that lives.
He sees living as an adventure.
synonyms:
being
similar words:
existence, life, survival
definition 2: the way in which one manages one's life.
Healthy living is important if you want to have a long life.
synonyms:
life, lifestyle
similar words:
mode, survival
definition 3: the way in which a person earns money; occupation.
She makes her living as an artist.
synonyms:
business, livelihood, occupation, vocation
similar words:
career, keep, maintenance, profession, work