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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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Rhymes with Live Wire

  • barbed-wire
  • reacquire
  • require
  • perspire
  • mcquire
  • mcgwire
  • mcguire
  • martyre
  • maguire
  • inspire
  • inquire
  • glenayre
  • frymire
  • expire
  • striar
  • squire
  • safire
  • retire
  • rehire
  • o'dwyer
  • aspire
  • alkire
  • admire
  • swire
  • spire
  • smyre
  • skier
  • schreyer
  • quire
  • dwire

Sentences with live-wire


1. Noun Phrase
These terms refer to how many live wires are included in the circuit.

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. wire

noun. ['ˈwaɪɝ, ˈwaɪr'] ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc.

Synonyms

  • barbwire
  • barbed wire
  • piano wire
  • trip wire
  • haywire
  • baling wire

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • follow
  • disadvantage
  • deficit

Etymology

  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. wire

noun. ['ˈwaɪɝ, ˈwaɪr'] a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance.

Synonyms

  • booster cable
  • filament
  • telephone line
  • telegraph wire
  • conductor
  • jumper cable
  • jumper lead
  • lead-in
  • telegraph line
  • lead
  • telephone wire
  • conducting wire

Antonyms

  • functioning
  • approval
  • disapproval
  • defuse

Etymology

  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wire

verb. ['ˈwaɪɝ, ˈwaɪr'] provide with electrical circuits.

Synonyms

  • outfit
  • fit out
  • fit
  • equip

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle

Etymology

  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wire

verb. ['ˈwaɪɝ, ˈwaɪr'] send cables, wires, or telegrams.

Synonyms

  • cable
  • telecommunicate

Antonyms

  • unready
  • inactivity
  • disable

Etymology

  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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