What is another word for live?

Need synonyms for live? Here's a list of words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Not dead or inanimate; living
“Some people buy live trees that are balled in burlap instead of a cut tree.”
Adjective
Being in effective operation
“The movement of families from older estates to the new ones is also a very live issue and that is happening on a regular basis.”
Adjective
Being in existence
“This tape is a collection of 10 skits from the original live broadcasts of the show.”
Adjective
Having active properties
“Meanwhile, Antony, the thinker, had cleverly skewered a piece of Cheddar onto the end of a bare live electrical wire.”
Adjective
Being in a state of ignition
“Nobody wished to retain money, everybody dropped it like a live coal.”
Adjective
Of, containing, or using undetonated explosive
“Not only is this stretch of land corrugated and unmarked, it is also a live minefield.”
Verb
Be alive at a specified time
“My tastes are definitely different from what I would have liked, if I had lived five centuries ago.”
Verb
To have a home
“Leopards are not the only mammals in which daughters live close to their mothers.”
Verb
Have an exciting or fulfilling life
“I have the energy of a 30-year-old and I want to get out there and live!”
Verb
Make money to support living
“They live by hunting and gathering.”
Verb
To be alive
“We lived quite grandly.”
Verb
To be alive
“We can start living a normal life again now.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
Translations for live
4-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019