1. Actually being performed at the time of hearing or viewing (synset 301425429)
    "a live television program"; "brought to you live from Lincoln Center"; "live entertainment involves performers actually in the physical presence of a live audience"
  2. Exerting force or containing energy (synset 300100143)
    "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"
  3. Possessing life (synset 300095301)
    "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary"
  4. Highly reverberant (synset 302017537)
    "a live concert hall"
  5. Charged with an explosive (synset 301427469)
    "live ammunition"; "a live bomb"
  6. Elastic;
    Rebounds readily (synset 300847134)
    "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
  7. Abounding with life and energy (synset 300809813)
    "the club members are a really live bunch"
  8. In current use or ready for use (synset 300670686)
    "live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread"
  9. Of current relevance (synset 300670576)
    "a live issue"; "still a live option"
  10. Charged or energized with electricity (synset 300359472)
    "a hot wire"; "a live wire"
  11. Capable of erupting (synset 300041710)
    "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive"
  1. Not recorded (synset 400260451)
    "the opera was broadcast live"
  1. Be an inhabitant of or reside in (synset 202655932)
    "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"
  2. Lead a certain kind of life;
    Live in a certain style (synset 202620422)
    "we had to live frugally after the war"
  3. Continue to live and avoid dying (synset 202624202)
    "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?"; "One crash victim died, the other lived"
  4. Support oneself (synset 202622766)
    "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"
  5. Have life, be alive (synset 202620216)
    "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
  6. Have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations (synset 200598039)
    "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"
  7. Pursue a positive and satisfying existence (synset 202621023)
    "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live"

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