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Definition of live:

  1. Being in a state of ignition; burning; having active properties; as, a live coal; live embers.
  2. Full of earnestness; active; wide awake; glowing; as, a live man, or orator.
  3. Having life; alive; living; not dead.
  4. Imparting power; having motion; as, the live spindle of a lathe.
  5. Life.
  6. To act habitually in conformity with; to practice.
  7. 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.
  8. To be maintained in life; to acquire a livelihood; to subsist; - with on or by; as, to live on spoils.
  9. To be or continue in existence; to exist; to remain; to be permanent; to last; - said of inanimate objects, ideas, etc.
  10. To enjoy or make the most of life; to be in a state of happiness.
  11. To feed; to subsist; to be nourished or supported; - with on; as, horses live on grass and grain.
  12. To have a spiritual existence; to be quickened, nourished, and actuated by divine influence or faith.
  13. To make one's abiding place or home; to abide; to dwell; to reside.
  14. To outlast danger; to float; - said of a ship, boat, etc.; as, no ship could live in such a storm.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Vivid; bright.

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