Lived



[lahyvd, livd] /laɪvd, lɪvd/

adjective
1.
having , a , or , as specified (usually used in combination):
a many-lived cat.
[liv] /lɪv/
verb (used without object), lived
[livd] /lɪvd/ (Show IPA), living.
1.
to have , as an organism; be alive; be capable of vital functions:
all things that live.
2.
to continue to have life; remain alive:
to live to a ripe old age.
3.
to continue in existence, operation, memory, etc.; last:
a book that lives in my memory.
4.
to maintain or support one’s existence; provide for oneself:
to live on one’s income.
5.
to feed or subsist (usually followed by on or upon):
to live on rice and bananas.
6.
to dwell or reside (usually followed by in, at, etc.):
to live in a cottage.
7.
to pass life in a specified manner:
They lived happily ever after.
8.
to direct or regulate one’s life:
to live by the golden rule.
9.
to experience or enjoy to the full:
At 40 she was just beginning to live.
10.
to cohabit (usually followed by with).
11.
to escape destruction or remain afloat, as a ship or aircraft.
verb (used with object), lived
[livd] /lɪvd/ (Show IPA), living.
12.
to pass (life):
to live a life of ease.
13.
to practice, represent, or exhibit in one’s :
to live one’s philosophy.
Verb phrases
14.
live down, to live so as to allow (a mistake, disgrace, etc.) to be forgotten or forgiven:
She’ll never live that crucial moment of failure down.
15.
live in/out, to reside at or away from the place of one’s employment, especially as a domestic servant:
Their butler lives in, but the maids live out.
16.
live up to, to live in accordance with (expectations or an ideal or standard); measure up to:
He never lived up to his father’s vision of him.
Idioms
17.
live high off / on the hog. (def 16).
18.
live it up, Informal. to live in an extravagant or wild manner; pursue pleasure:
He started living it up after he got out of the army.
19.
live well, to live comfortably:
They’re not wealthy but they live well.
/lɪv/
verb (mainly intransitive)
1.
to show the characteristics of life; be alive
2.
to remain alive or in existence
3.
to exist in a specified way: to live poorly
4.
usually foll by in or at. to reside or dwell: to live in London
5.
(often foll by on) to continue or last: the pain still lives in her memory
6.
(usually foll by by) to order one’s life (according to a certain philosophy, religion, etc)
7.
foll by on, upon, or by. to support one’s style of life; subsist: to live by writing
8.
(foll by with) to endure the effects (of a crime, mistake, etc)
9.
(foll by through) to experience and survive: he lived through the war
10.
(transitive) to pass or spend (one’s life, etc)
11.
to enjoy life to the full: he knows how to live
12.
(transitive) to put into practice in one’s daily life; express: he lives religion every day
13.
live and let live, to refrain from interfering in others’ lives; to be tolerant
14.
(US, informal) where one lives, in one’s sensitive or defenceless position
/laɪv/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) showing the characteristics of life
2.
(usually prenominal) of, relating to, or abounding in life: the live weight of an animal
3.
(usually prenominal) of current interest; controversial: a live issue
4.
actual: a real live cowboy
5.
(informal) full of life and energy
6.
(of a coal, ember, etc) glowing or burning
7.
(esp of a volcano) not extinct
8.
loaded or capable of exploding: a live bomb
9.
(radio, television) transmitted or present at the time of performance, rather than being a recording: a live show
10.
(of a record)

11.
connected to a source of electric power: a live circuit
12.
(esp of a colour or tone) brilliant or splendid
13.
acoustically reverberant: a live studio
14.
(sport) (of a ball) in play
15.
(of rocks, ores, etc) not quarried or mined; native
16.
being in a state of motion or transmitting power; positively connected to a driving member
17.
(printing)

adverb
18.
during, at, or in the form of a live performance: the show went out live
v.

Old English lifian (Anglian), libban (West Saxon) “to be, to live, have life; to experience,” also “to supply oneself with food, to pass life (in some condition),” from Proto-Germanic *liben (cf. Old Norse lifa “to live, remain,” Old Frisian libba, German leben, Gothic liban “to live”), from PIE root *leip- “to remain, continue” (cf. Greek liparein “to persist, persevere;” see leave). Meaning “to make a residence, dwell” is from c.1200. Related: Lived; living.

According to the Dutch Prouerbe … Leuen ende laetan leuen, To liue and to let others liue. [Malynes, 1622]

To live it up “live gaily and extravagantly” is from 1903. To live up to “act in accordance with” is 1690s, from earlier live up “live on a high (moral or mental) level” (1680s). To live (something) down “outwear (some slander or embarrassment)” is from 1842. To live with “cohabit as husband and wife” is attested from 1749; sense of “to put up with” is attested from 1937. Expression live and learn is attested from c.1620.

adj.

1540s, “having life,” later (1610s) “burning, glowing,” a shortening of alive (q.v.). Sense of “containing unspent energy or power” (live ammunition, etc.) is from 1799. Meaning “in-person” (of performance) is first attested 1934. Live wire is attested from 1890; figurative sense of “active person” is from 1903.

live (līv)
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