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1. live

verb. ['ˈlaɪv, ˈlɪv'] inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of.

Synonyms

  • be
  • reside
  • bivouac
  • cohabit
  • camp out
  • lodge
  • room
  • occupy
  • neighbor
  • board
  • overpopulate
  • nest
  • dwell
  • shack
  • domiciliate
  • tent
  • people
  • shack up
  • encamp
  • neighbour
  • lodge in
  • populate
  • live together
  • tenant
  • inhabit
  • domicile

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • liven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • libban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Live

  • misgive
  • forgive
  • ziv
  • viv
  • sieve
  • give

Example sentences of the word live


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Flamingos generally live along the coast, where they can wade into the water for feeding.

2. Verb, base form
Between 300 and 500 black bears are estimated to live in Yosemite National Park.

3. Adjective
If the refrigerator has no power, find the power cord and plug it into a live outlet.

Quotes containing the word live


1. You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,Love like you'll never be hurt,Sing like there's nobody listening,And live like it's heaven on earth.
- William W. Purkey

2. You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West

3. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
- Mahatma Gandhi

2. live

verb. ['ˈlaɪv, ˈlɪv'] lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style.

Synonyms

  • bachelor
  • cash out
  • eke out
  • bach
  • pig
  • wanton
  • be
  • exist
  • live down
  • unlive
  • vegetate
  • buccaneer
  • dissipate
  • move
  • pig it
  • bushwhack

Antonyms

  • noncitizen
  • clergy
  • empty
  • nonresident

Etymology

  • liven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • libban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. live

verb. ['ˈlaɪv, ˈlɪv'] continue to live through hardship or adversity.

Synonyms

  • survive
  • hold water
  • be
  • subsist
  • perennate
  • exist
  • live on
  • hold out
  • go
  • live out
  • last
  • endure
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • motivated
  • tense
  • descend
  • linger

Etymology

  • liven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • libban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. live

verb. ['ˈlaɪv, ˈlɪv'] have life, be alive.

Synonyms

  • be
  • live on
  • hold out
  • go
  • last
  • endure
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • rich
  • uninitiate
  • living
  • poor

Etymology

  • liven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • libban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. live

verb. ['ˈlaɪv, ˈlɪv'] support oneself.

Synonyms

  • endure
  • survive
  • subsist
  • exist
  • live on
  • hold out
  • go
  • last
  • drift
  • freewheel
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • woman

Etymology

  • liven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • libban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. live

adjective. ['ˈlaɪv, ˈlɪv'] actually being performed at the time of hearing or viewing.

Synonyms

  • untaped
  • unfilmed

Antonyms

  • disembark
  • live out
  • starve

Etymology

  • liven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • libban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. live

verb. ['ˈlaɪv, ˈlɪv'] have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations.

Synonyms

  • experience
  • see
  • taste
  • know
  • relive
  • live over

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • rich people
  • poor people
  • timid

Etymology

  • liven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • libban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. live

adjective. ['ˈlaɪv, ˈlɪv'] possessing life.

Synonyms

  • animate
  • animation
  • vital
  • life
  • liveborn
  • vitality
  • viable
  • aliveness
  • living

Antonyms

  • inanimate
  • converge
  • be well
  • agree

Etymology

  • liven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • libban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. live

adjective. ['ˈlaɪv, ˈlɪv'] elastic; rebounds readily.

Synonyms

  • bouncy
  • springy
  • resilient
  • lively

Antonyms

  • bore
  • defend
  • exit
  • get off

Etymology

  • liven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • libban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. live

adjective. ['ˈlaɪv, ˈlɪv'] highly reverberant.

Antonyms

  • artifact

Etymology

  • liven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • libban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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