to survive an experience, esp. a difficult one
It’s hard to understand how she lived through those traumas.
Endure, survive. This idiom is used both seriously, as in Those who have lived through a depression never forget what it was like, or hyperbolically, as in That speech was endless—I thought I’d never live through it.
[lahyv-trap] /ˈlaɪvˌtræp/ noun 1. a for capturing a wild animal alive and without injury. verb (used with object), livetrapped, livetrapping. 2. to capture (a wild animal) in a livetrap.
- Live vaccine
live vaccine n. A vaccine prepared from living attenuated organisms or from viruses that have been attenuated but can still replicate the cells of the host organism.
/ˈlaɪvˌwɛə/ noun 1. the programmers, systems analysts, operating staff, and other personnel working in a computer system Compare hardware (sense 2), software n. “people,” 1966, computer-programmer jargon, from live (adj.) + ending abstracted from software, etc. /li:v’weir/ 1. A less common synonym for wetware 2. (Cambridge) Vermin. “Waiter, there’s some liveware in my salad.” [Jargon […]
[lahyv] /laɪv/ noun, Informal. 1. an energetic, keenly alert person. /laɪv/ noun 1. (informal) an energetic or enterprising person 2. a wire carrying an electric current noun phrase An energetic, vibrant person: Jimmy’s a live wire, all right (1909+) A highly alert or energetic person. For example, Sally’s a real live wire; she brightens up […]