Synonyms for living
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In use or existing.
Hunanese is a living language.
A style of life.
These living conditions are deplorable.
True to life.
This is the living image of Fidel Castro.
He almost beat the living daylights out of me.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Alive applies to all degrees of life, from that which shows one to be barely existing or existent as a living thing, as when we say he is just alive, to that which implies the very utmost of vitality and power, as in the words "he is all alive," "thoroughly alive." So the word quick, which began by signifying "having life," is now mostly applied to energy of life as shown in swiftness of action. Breathing is capable of like contrast. We say of a dying man, he is still breathing; or we speak of a breathing statue, or "breathing and sounding, beauteous battle,"
TennysonPrincess can. v, l. 155, where it means having, or seeming to have, full and vigorous breath, abundant life. Compare ACTIVE; ALERT; NIMBLE.
Alive in every nerve; alive to every noble impulse; alive with fervor, hope, resolve; alive through all his being.
the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
"he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"
liveliness, animation, keep, support, life, bread and butter, sprightliness, life-time, lifespan, spirit, life sentence, sustenance, life history, aliveness, lifetime, biography, livelihood, life story
people who are still living
"save your pity for the living"
animation, life, living, alivenessnoun
the condition of living or the state of being alive
"while there's life there's hope"; "life depends on many chemical and physical processes"
brio, liveliness, animateness, animation, life-time, keep, support, life, bread and butter, vivification, sprightliness, lifespan, spirit, life sentence, invigoration, sustenance, life history, liveness, spiritedness, aliveness, lifetime, biography, vitality, livelihood, life story
support, keep, livelihood, living, bread and butter, sustenanceadjective
the financial means whereby one lives
"each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
support, backup, supporting, reinforcement, sustainment, backing, funding, nutrition, nutriment, financial support, keep, accompaniment, alimentation, reenforcement, victuals, life, bread and butter, hold, dungeon, musical accompaniment, maintenance, aliment, sustenance, animation, donjon, sustentation, upkeep, financial backing, documentation, nourishment, livelihood, aliveness
pertaining to living persons
"within living memory"
true to life; lifelike
"the living image of her mother"
"she is a living doll"; "scared the living daylights out of them"; "beat the living hell out of him"
still in existence
"the Wollemi pine found in Australia is a surviving specimen of a conifer thought to have been long extinct and therefore known as a living fossil"; "the only surviving frontier blockhouse in Pennsylvania"
still in active use
"a living language"
(used of minerals or stone) in its natural state and place; not mined or quarried
"carved into the living stone";
the sun-seeking tourists reminded him of the heliotropic plants.
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Yesterday, after we received a question about regulations, I asked my staff to double check if there might be any codes or zoning rules concerning personal trailers, we found that the Capitol-Medical Center Improvement and Zoning Commission rules prohibits living in trailers, even temporarily, on state property.
They are archetypal, typical looking sharks like a great reef or bull shark. They sort of look like that but they have tiny little eyes and big broad fins, these are adaption for living in very turbid water. If you have a look where these things live, the visibility is about an inch. It’s completely muddy water.
When you write and when you read, you are living in a different world.
I grew up in Kryvyi Rih, I have been living in this country all my life, and I understand how many problems we have got, but if I'm going to grab onto everything, it won't work, so our team decided to focus on specific tasks: children's health, equal opportunities for all Ukrainians and cultural diplomacy.
Over the last few years, it's become abundantly clear that all living animals are full of bacteria and viruses, that's the normal state of animals, and it's true of humans as well, and the vast majority of these bacteria and viruses are harmless.
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- тормошсан, тереBashkir
- viuCatalan, Valencian
- lebend, Lebensunterhalt, LebenGerman
- επιούσιος, ζωή, έμβιος, ζωντανόςGreek
- trabajo, ganarse la vida, estilo de vidaSpanish
- زندگي كردنPersian
- eläminen, ansio-, elintapa, elämä, elo, elin-, työ, elollinen, elinkeino, elävä, elämäntapaFinnish
- vivant, vieFrench
- սաղ, կենդանիArmenian
- 暮らし, 生活Japanese
- iináNavajo, Navaho
- życie, żywyPolish
- жизненный, средства к существованию, живой, жить, жизньRussian
- živući, živjeti, живети, živa, živuća, жива, живјети, živetiSerbo-Croatian
- levande, livSwedish
- జీవించి ఉన్నTelugu
- cuộc sốngVietnamese
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