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Synonyms for live
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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. live

    To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide," Lyte Hymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.

    Synonyms:
    abide, anticipate, await, bear, bide, confront, continue, dwell, endure, expect, inhabit, lodge, remain, reside, rest, sojourn, stay, stop, tarry, tolerate, wait, watch

    Antonyms:
    abandon, avoid, depart, forfeit, forfend, journey, migrate, move, proceed, reject, resist, shun

    Preposition:
    Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. liveverb

    Synonyms:
    vegetate, grow, survive, continue, abide, dwell, last, subsist, behave, act, breathe, exist

    Antonyms:
    die, perish, wither, demise, migrate, vanish, fade, fail, languish, depart, drop, decease

  2. liveadjective

    Synonyms:
    animate

    Antonyms:
    inanimate, defunct

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. live, unrecordedadjective

    actually being performed at the time of hearing or viewing

    "a live television program"; "brought to you live from Lincoln Center"; "live entertainment involves performers actually in the physical presence of a live audience"

    Synonyms:
    alive(p), hot, live(a), bouncy, springy, unrecorded, alive, lively, resilient

    Antonyms:
    taped, unreverberant, noncurrent, filmed, transcribed, inelastic, dull, nonresonant, out(p), dead, uncharged, unloaded, out of play(p), lifeless, extinct, recorded, prerecorded, tape-recorded, canned

  2. liveadjective

    exerting force or containing energy

    "live coals"; "tossed a live cigarette out the window"; "got a shock from a live wire"; "live ore is unmined ore"; "a live bomb"; "a live ball is one in play"

    Synonyms:
    alive(p), hot, live(a), bouncy, springy, unrecorded, alive, lively, resilient

    Antonyms:
    prerecorded, extinct, canned, lifeless, transcribed, tape-recorded, noncurrent, recorded, unloaded, uncharged, dull, nonresonant, filmed, inelastic, unreverberant, out of play(p), taped, dead, out(p)

  3. alive(p), liveadjective

    possessing life

    "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary"

    Antonyms:
    out(p), dull, noncurrent, nonresonant, dead, transcribed, tape-recorded, prerecorded, lifeless, inelastic, extinct, canned, filmed, out of play(p), unreverberant, uncharged, unloaded, taped, recorded

  4. live(a)adjective

    highly reverberant

    "a live concert hall"

    Antonyms:
    transcribed, inelastic, canned, dull, extinct, lifeless, noncurrent, unloaded, out of play(p), nonresonant, uncharged, tape-recorded, filmed, dead, recorded, prerecorded, taped, unreverberant, out(p)

  5. liveadjective

    charged with an explosive

    "live ammunition"; "a live bomb"

    Synonyms:
    alive(p), hot, live(a), bouncy, springy, unrecorded, alive, lively, resilient

    Antonyms:
    out of play(p), taped, extinct, inelastic, out(p), prerecorded, tape-recorded, noncurrent, nonresonant, unloaded, filmed, canned, unreverberant, recorded, uncharged, lifeless, transcribed, dull, dead

  6. bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springyadjective

    elastic; rebounds readily

    "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"

    Synonyms:
    spirited, hot, spanking, resilient, lively, full of life, alive(p), bouncy, snappy, vital, brisk, racy, rattling, peppy, merry, alive, unrecorded, zippy, bouncing, springy, live(a), alert

    Antonyms:
    dead, dull, unreverberant, extinct, noncurrent, out(p), prerecorded, filmed, uncharged, tape-recorded, lifeless, out of play(p), nonresonant, recorded, canned, taped, unloaded, inelastic, transcribed

  7. liveadjective

    abounding with life and energy

    "the club members are a really live bunch"

    Synonyms:
    alive(p), hot, live(a), bouncy, springy, unrecorded, alive, lively, resilient

    Antonyms:
    extinct, tape-recorded, recorded, canned, transcribed, lifeless, prerecorded, nonresonant, inelastic, taped, dead, dull, noncurrent, unloaded, filmed, unreverberant, out(p), out of play(p), uncharged

  8. liveadjective

    in current use or ready for use

    "live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread"

    Synonyms:
    alive(p), hot, live(a), bouncy, springy, unrecorded, alive, lively, resilient

    Antonyms:
    filmed, extinct, out(p), dull, uncharged, dead, inelastic, lifeless, tape-recorded, out of play(p), recorded, transcribed, unreverberant, prerecorded, unloaded, noncurrent, taped, nonresonant, canned

  9. liveadjective

    of current relevance

    "a live issue"; "still a live option"

    Synonyms:
    alive(p), hot, live(a), bouncy, springy, unrecorded, alive, lively, resilient

    Antonyms:
    noncurrent, dead, out of play(p), filmed, nonresonant, lifeless, dull, inelastic, transcribed, out(p), unreverberant, extinct, recorded, uncharged, canned, taped, unloaded, prerecorded, tape-recorded

  10. hot, liveadjective

    charged or energized with electricity

    "a hot wire"; "a live wire"

    Synonyms:
    alive(p), hot, live(a), bouncy, blistering, raging, springy, red-hot, unrecorded, spicy, lively, alive, resilient

    Antonyms:
    unloaded, taped, transcribed, dead, extinct, out of play(p), tape-recorded, dull, inelastic, recorded, prerecorded, noncurrent, unreverberant, filmed, canned, lifeless, uncharged, nonresonant, out(p)

  11. alive, liveverb

    capable of erupting

    "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive"

    Synonyms:
    alive(p), active, live(a), bouncy, alive, springy, unrecorded, animated, hot, lively, awake(p), alert, resilient

    Antonyms:
    unreverberant, lifeless, uncharged, canned, taped, tape-recorded, nonresonant, noncurrent, extinct, prerecorded, unloaded, dead, inelastic, recorded, dull, out of play(p), filmed, out(p), transcribed

  12. populate, dwell, live, inhabitverb

    inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of

    "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"

    Synonyms:
    go, exist, harp, hold out, populate, lie in, brood, be, experience, hold up, subsist, dwell, live on, lie, consist, endure, inhabit, survive, know, last

    Antonyms:
    lifeless, prerecorded, uncharged, out(p), filmed, extinct, taped, unreverberant, transcribed, canned, nonresonant, dead, noncurrent, recorded, unloaded, inelastic, tape-recorded, out of play(p), dull

  13. liveverb

    lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style

    "we had to live frugally after the war"

    Synonyms:
    live on, last, know, hold up, dwell, survive, endure, subsist, hold out, go, populate, be, experience, exist, inhabit

    Antonyms:
    noncurrent, uncharged, out(p), prerecorded, taped, out of play(p), recorded, extinct, filmed, unreverberant, transcribed, lifeless, canned, tape-recorded, nonresonant, inelastic, unloaded, dull, dead

  14. survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold outverb

    continue to live through hardship or adversity

    "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"

    Synonyms:
    subsist, perish, give way, hold out, run, endure, lead, experience, give out, conk out, operate, travel, hold, function, die, sustain, stretch forth, last, go away, weather, prevail, go, brave out, rifle, defy, persist, run low, stick up, plump, digest, stomach, hold water, break, pass away, drop dead, withstand, stretch out, tolerate, abide, blend in, run short, get going, locomote, pull through, be, come through, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, blend, stick out, brook, stand up, bear, fit, suffer, pull round, outlast, populate, inhabit, belong, dwell, give-up the ghost, go bad, survive, get, stand, expire, become, exist, live on, croak, move, choke, pop off, sound, make it, wear, extend, start, depart, decease, outlive, pass, proceed, break down, exit, conk, fail, buy the farm, detain, hold up, put out, know, brave, put up, exsert, snuff it, resist, support, die hard, stand firm, work, delay

    Antonyms:
    inelastic, out(p), transcribed, dull, unloaded, prerecorded, tape-recorded, unreverberant, taped, canned, uncharged, extinct, lifeless, noncurrent, recorded, nonresonant, filmed, dead, out of play(p)

  15. exist, survive, live, subsistverb

    support oneself

    "he could barely exist on such a low wage"; "Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?"; "Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day"

    Synonyms:
    go, exist, hold out, populate, be, experience, hold up, outlive, dwell, live on, come through, pull round, pull through, outlast, endure, subsist, inhabit, survive, know, make it, last

    Antonyms:
    tape-recorded, extinct, taped, out of play(p), noncurrent, prerecorded, canned, filmed, dead, nonresonant, recorded, transcribed, uncharged, out(p), dull, unloaded, unreverberant, lifeless, inelastic

  16. be, liveverb

    have life, be alive

    "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"

    Synonyms:
    personify, exist, hold out, equal, populate, last, represent, comprise, be, experience, hold up, subsist, know, embody, dwell, cost, live on, make up, endure, inhabit, survive, go, follow, constitute

    Antonyms:
    extinct, out of play(p), uncharged, unloaded, noncurrent, transcribed, canned, inelastic, taped, prerecorded, recorded, filmed, nonresonant, unreverberant, dead, lifeless, dull, out(p), tape-recorded

  17. know, experience, liveverb

    have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations

    "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I lived through two divorces"

    Synonyms:
    dwell, have intercourse, have a go at it, subsist, have sex, recognise, get, populate, bed, hold out, know, get laid, make love, endure, go through, bonk, have, acknowledge, cognise, survive, exist, love, last, inhabit, see, receive, be, sleep together, do it, go, eff, hold up, feel, lie with, make out, be intimate, recognize, jazz, sleep with, hump, experience, screw, have it off, have it away, get it on, cognize, bang, live on, roll in the hay

    Antonyms:
    unreverberant, extinct, transcribed, noncurrent, unloaded, prerecorded, dull, dead, taped, uncharged, out(p), filmed, recorded, out of play(p), canned, inelastic, nonresonant, lifeless, tape-recorded

  18. liveadverb

    pursue a positive and satisfying existence

    "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live"

    Synonyms:
    live on, last, know, hold up, dwell, survive, endure, subsist, hold out, go, populate, be, experience, exist, inhabit

    Antonyms:
    prerecorded, dead, taped, uncharged, extinct, out(p), lifeless, out of play(p), dull, unloaded, inelastic, tape-recorded, noncurrent, filmed, canned, recorded, unreverberant, transcribed, nonresonant

  19. liveadverb

    not recorded

    "the opera was broadcast live"

    Antonyms:
    prerecorded, nonresonant, out(p), transcribed, extinct, out of play(p), unloaded, tape-recorded, taped, dull, dead, unreverberant, noncurrent, lifeless, recorded, canned, filmed, uncharged, inelastic

Editors Contribution2.0 / 1 vote

  1. biotic factor

    biotic means living ,so living factor.

    a plant is an example of an biotic factor.

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. liveverb

    Synonyms:
    exist, breathe, have being, have life, be alive, keep soul and body together

  2. liveverb

    Synonyms:
    remain, continue, endure, be permanent

  3. liveverb

    Synonyms:
    dwell, abide, reside, have lodgings, have one's quarters, be quartered

  4. liveverb

    Synonyms:
    feed, subsist, be nourished, be supported, obtain a livelihood

  5. liveverb

    Synonyms:
    enjoy life, be happy

  6. liveadjective

    Synonyms:
    LIVING, alive, not dead

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. liveadjective

    Synonyms:
    alive, quick, animate, living

  2. liveverb

    Synonyms:
    exist, dwell, reside, abide

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How to use live in a sentence?

  1. Abu El Hosna:

    For me, this is not a Muslim. I am a Muslim and I am a proud Muslim, i will die for anyone ... because this is my country, and I live here. I am here in safety. I fled a war, and here is my future, my home.

  2. Benjamin Franklin:

    He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows nor judge all he sees.

  3. John Reaves:

    The challenges that this community faces are best solved by those who live here, who know the people, who care the most about it, i ask everyone to join us in supporting Project H.O.O.D. You can go online and donate. It is an absolute worthy cause that's going to transform this neighborhood.

  4. Richard Hashim:

    Retailers want to have touch points with consumers where they work, live and play.

  5. Kevin Camp:

    This is the first one I've actually attended, we live 10 minutes away and we never thought he would actually be this close.


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