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To be alive at a specified time
“We live in a modern world where the online sphere constantly vies for our attention.”
To have as a home, usually in a given place or location
“I choose to live in a big city where there are many career opportunities.”
To survive, especially through work or employment
“We live by working at the fields harvesting rice and teas.”
To go through an experience
“After leaving home, I would begin to live a life full of adventure.”
To have an exciting or fulfilling life
“I have the energy of a 30-year-old and I want to get out there and live!”
To behave in a given manner, usually in reference to one's overall lifestyle
“Being confident and positive is a great way to live.”
To spend one's life in a given manner
“Elliot believed that he would live grandly once he won the lottery.”
Having life or being alive
“Skin and blubber samples from a live animal can reveal everything from diet to pregnancy.”
(of a question or subject) Being of current or continuing interest and importance
“The social cohesion of the nation has become an increasingly live issue.”
(of a broadcast) Transmitted at the time of occurrence
“The tape consists of a collection of ten skits from the show's original live broadcasts.”
(of a wire or device) Electrically charged or energized
“The cable was certainly live when we got there, but it may have been tripped further down the line.”
(usually of coals) Burning or glowing
“Bank the furnace fires and close the draft to ensure live coals the next morning.”
Of, containing, or using undetonated explosive
“This stretch of land is corrugated and unmarked, and it is also a live minefield.”
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