Associations to the word «Live»


LIVE, verb. (intransitive) To be alive; to have life.
LIVE, verb. (intransitive) To have permanent residence somewhere, to inhabit, to reside.
LIVE, verb. (intransitive) To survive; to persevere; to continue.
LIVE, verb. (intransitive) (hyperbole) To cope.
LIVE, verb. (transitive) To spend, as one's life; to pass; to maintain; to continue in, constantly or habitually.
LIVE, verb. (transitive) To act habitually in conformity with; to practice.
LIVE, verb. (intransitive) To outlast danger; to float (said of a ship, boat, etc).
LIVE, adjective. (only used attributively) Having life; that is alive.
LIVE, adjective. Being in existence; actual
LIVE, adjective. Having active properties; being energized.
LIVE, adjective. Operational; being in actual use rather than in testing.
LIVE, adjective. (engineering) Imparting power; having motion.
LIVE, adjective. (sports) Still in active play.
LIVE, adjective. (broadcasting) Seen or heard from a broadcast, as it happens.
LIVE, adjective. Of a performance or speech, in person.
LIVE, adjective. Of a recorded performance, made in front of an audience, or not having been edited after recording.
LIVE, adjective. Of firearms or explosives, capable of causing harm.
LIVE, adjective. (circuitry) Electrically charged or energized, usually indicating that the item may cause electrocution if touched.
LIVE, adjective. (poker) Being a bet which can be raised by the bettor, usually in reference to a blind or straddle.
LIVE, adjective. Featuring humans; not animated, in the phrases “live actors” or “live action”.
LIVE, adjective. Being in a state of ignition; burning.
LIVE, adjective. (obsolete) Full of earnestness; active; wide awake; glowing.
LIVE, adjective. (obsolete) Vivid; bright.
LIVE, adverb. Of an event, as it happens; in real time; direct.
LIVE, adverb. Of making a performance or speech, in person.
LIVE A LIE, verb. (idiomatic) To conceal something about oneself, without the knowledge of which others cannot know one's true character or perspective.
LIVE ACTION, noun. The property of video that has been produced by filming, as opposed to by animation or by computer graphics; often used attributively.
LIVE ALBUM, noun. (music) an album recorded live during a concert
LIVE ALBUMS, noun. Plural of live album
LIVE AND LET LIVE, verb. (idiomatic) To be tolerant; to enjoy the pleasures and opportunities which life offers and to allow others to do the same.
LIVE AT HER MAJESTY'S PLEASURE, verb. (UK) (colloquial) To spend time in prison or jail.
LIVE AT RACK AND MANGER, verb. To live on the best at another's expense.
LIVE BEYOND ONE'S MEANS, verb. Have a lifestyle where one's spending regularly exceeds one's income.
LIVE BLOG, noun. (neologism) A blog which gives up-to-date information about a progressing current event.
LIVE BLOG, verb. (neologism) To keep track of a current event in real-time online using a blog or other website.
LIVE BLOGGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of live blog
LIVE BLOGGING, verb. Present participle of live blog
LIVE BLOGS, noun. Plural of live blog
LIVE BLOGS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of live blog
LIVE BOX, noun. A cell for holding living objects under microscopical examination.
LIVE DOWN, verb. To live so as to subdue or refute.
LIVE DOWN, verb. To get used to something shameful.
LIVE DROP, noun. (espionage) A location where two people meet to exchange items or information.
LIVE FREE OR DIE, noun. New Hampshire's state motto.
LIVE IN POVERTY, verb. Having a cash income below the poverty level
LIVE IN POVERTY, verb. Living in poverty, i.e., leading a life on the same economic level as someone who gets no charity or government benefits and whose cash income is below the poverty level
LIVE IN SIN, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To cohabit as if man and wife without being married.
LIVE IT UP, verb. (idiomatic) To enjoy oneself, to have fun.
LIVE LARGE, verb. (idiomatic) To have a lavish or overly-extravagant lifestyle.
LIVE LIFE TO THE FULLEST, verb. One should live a very full life, without fear of possible future consequences.
LIVE LOAD, noun. (roofing) Temporary load that the roof structure must be designed to support, as required by governing building codes. Live loads are generally moving and/or dynamic or environmental, (e.g., people, installation equipment, snow, ice or rain, etc.)
LIVE LOADS, noun. Plural of live load
LIVE OAK, noun. An evergreen species of oak characteristic of the US South, the southern live oak, Quercus virginiana.
LIVE OAK, noun. Any of several other species of oak with evergreen, usually holly-like leaves.
LIVE OAKS, noun. Plural of live oak
LIVE OFF, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To depend on financially.
LIVE OFF, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To survive by consuming only a certain thing or things.
LIVE OFF THE LAND, verb. To sustain a living by eating produce that one harvests or hunts from the countryside.
LIVE ON, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To survive solely by consuming a certain thing.
LIVE ON, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To endure.
LIVE ON THE EDGE, verb. (idiomatic) To have an adventurous or perilous lifestyle; to behave in a manner which creates risks for oneself.
LIVE ON THE EDGE, verb. (idiomatic) To be caught in an economic or societal situation which one did not choose, which threatens one's well-being or life, and which causes distress.
LIVE ON TOP OF ONE ANOTHER, verb. To live in very crowded conditions.
LIVE ONE, noun. (idiomatic) Someone who is easily fooled, victimized, or ridiculed.
LIVE ONE, noun. (idiomatic) Someone who is eccentric, nonconformist, or otherwise peculiar.
LIVE ONE, noun. (idiomatic) A person, thing, or situation which is particularly interesting, noteworthy, or urgent.
LIVE ONES, noun. Plural of live one
LIVE OVER THE BRUSH, verb. (Northern England) (idiomatic) To cohabit without being married.
LIVE PAIR, noun. (US) (politics) An informal agreement between two members of Congress who would have otherwise cast opposing votes whereby one announces the couple is a live pair and registers his or her own vote as present rather than for or against. Although not recognized or recorded in vote tallies, the effect is to allow the other member to be absent without affecting the outcome of the vote.
LIVE PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK, verb. (idiomatic) (US) To spend all that one earns without saving anything.
LIVE RAIL, noun. A rail which provides current (usually direct current (DC)) for electric trains running on third- and fourth-rail electrified systems.
LIVE RAILS, noun. Plural of live rail
LIVE STREAM, noun. Via the Internet in real-time transmitted audio - or video file, such as a radio or television broadcast.
LIVE THE DREAM, verb. (idiomatic) To experience the achievement of every success that one has aspired to achieve, especially from a career.
LIVE THROUGH, verb. To survive a difficult period or event
LIVE TWEET, verb. Alternative form of live-tweet
LIVE UP, verb. (intransitive) (followed by to) To fulfil the expectations placed upon.
LIVE WEIGHT, noun. The weight of a living animal, used for example as a pricing basis in selling cattle for meat.
LIVE WIRE, noun. (electricity) An electrical wire through which there is a flow of electrical current.
LIVE WIRE, noun. (idiomatic) An especially energetic, alert, or vivacious person.
LIVE WIRES, noun. Plural of live wire
LIVE WITH, verb. (idiomatic) To regard as adequate or manageable although not entirely satisfactory; to accept; to tolerate.

Dictionary definition

LIVE, verb. Inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods".
LIVE, verb. Lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war".
LIVE, verb. Continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?".
LIVE, verb. Support oneself; "he could barely exist on such a low wage"; "Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?"; "Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day".
LIVE, verb. Have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war".
LIVE, verb. Have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I lived through two divorces".
LIVE, verb. Pursue a positive and satisfying existence; "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live".
LIVE, adverb. Not recorded; "the opera was broadcast live".
LIVE, adjective. Actually being performed at the time of hearing or viewing; "a live television program"; "brought to you live from Lincoln Center"; "live entertainment involves performers actually in the physical presence of a live audience".
LIVE, adjective. Exerting force or containing energy; "live coals"; "tossed a live cigarette out the window"; "got a shock from a live wire"; "live ore is unmined ore"; "a live bomb"; "a live ball is one in play".
LIVE, adjective. Possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary".
LIVE, adjective. Highly reverberant; "a live concert hall".
LIVE, adjective. Charged with an explosive; "live ammunition"; "a live bomb".
LIVE, adjective. Elastic; rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf".
LIVE, adjective. Abounding with life and energy; "the club members are a really live bunch".
LIVE, adjective. In current use or ready for use; "live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread".
LIVE, adjective. Of current relevance; "a live issue"; "still a live option".
LIVE, adjective. Charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire".
LIVE, adjective. Capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive".

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery