Associations to the word «Hive»


HIVE, noun. A structure for housing a swarm of honeybees.
HIVE, noun. The bees of one hive; a swarm of bees.
HIVE, noun. A place swarming with busy occupants; a crowd.
HIVE, noun. (computing) (Microsoft Windows) A section of the registry.
HIVE, verb. (intransitive) (entomology) To enter or possess a hive.
HIVE, verb. (intransitive) To form a hive-like entity.
HIVE, verb. (transitive) To collect into a hive.
HIVE, verb. (transitive) To store in a hive or similarly.
HIVE, verb. (intransitive) To take shelter or lodgings together; to reside in a collective body.
HIVE MIND, noun. Alternative spelling of hivemind
HIVE MINDS, noun. Plural of hive mind
HIVE OF ACTIVITY, noun. A very busy place.
HIVE OFF, verb. (intransitive) To separate from a larger group.
HIVE OFF, verb. (transitive) To segregate; to remove from a parent entity.

Dictionary definition

HIVE, noun. A teeming multitude.
HIVE, noun. A man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees.
HIVE, noun. A structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree.
HIVE, verb. Store, like bees; "bees hive honey and pollen"; "He hived lots of information".
HIVE, verb. Move together in a hive or as if in a hive; "The bee swarms are hiving".
HIVE, verb. Gather into a hive; "The beekeeper hived the swarm".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats