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Definition of hive:

  1. A box, basket, or other structure, for the reception and habitation of a swarm of honeybees.
  2. A place swarming with busy occupants; a crowd.
  3. The bees of one hive; a swarm of bees.
  4. To collect into a hive; to place in, or cause to enter, a hive; as, to hive a swarm of bees.
  5. To store up in a hive, as honey; hence, to gather and accumulate for future need; to lay up in store.
  6. To take shelter or lodgings together; to reside in a collective body.


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