17 Definitions of Live

The meaning of the word live, the definition of Live:

n. - Life.

a. - Having life; alive; living; not dead.

a. - Being in a state of ignition; burning; having active properties; as, a live coal; live embers.

a. - Full of earnestness; active; wide awake; glowing; as, a live man, or orator.

a. - Vivid; bright.

a. - Imparting power; having motion; as, the live spindle of a lathe.

v. i. - To be alive; to have life; to have, as an animal or a plant, the capacity of assimilating matter as food, and to be dependent on such assimilation for a continuance of existence; as, animals and plants that live to a great age are long in reaching maturity.

v. i. - To pass one's time; to pass life or time in a certain manner, as to habits, conduct, or circumstances; as, to live in ease or affluence; to live happily or usefully.

v. i. - To make one's abiding place or home; to abide; to dwell; to reside.

v. i. - To be or continue in existence; to exist; to remain; to be permanent; to last; -- said of inanimate objects, ideas, etc.

v. i. - To enjoy or make the most of life; to be in a state of happiness.

v. i. - To feed; to subsist; to be nourished or supported; -- with on; as, horses live on grass and grain.

v. i. - To have a spiritual existence; to be quickened, nourished, and actuated by divine influence or faith.

v. i. - To be maintained in life; to acquire a livelihood; to subsist; -- with on or by; as, to live on spoils.

v. i. - To outlast danger; to float; -- said of a ship, boat, etc.; as, no ship could live in such a storm.

v. t. - To spend, as one's life; to pass; to maintain; to continue in, constantly or habitually; as, to live an idle or a useful life.

v. t. - To act habitually in conformity with; to practice.

The word "live" uses 4 letters: E I L V

Direct anagrams of live:

evil veil vile

Words formed by adding one letter before or after live, or to live in any order:

a - alive   d - devil lived   e - lieve   k - kevil   n - levin liven   o - olive voile   r - ervil liver livre viler   s - evils levis lives veils   x - vexil  

Shorter words found within live:

el ie il iv lei lev li lie liv lv lvi vi vie

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