Not dead or inanimate; living
he was one of the greatest mathematicians who ever lived
the use of live bait
(Of a computer system) become operational
(Of a domestic employee) resident in an employer’s house
A racehorse which is worth betting on (now rare).
Depend on as a source of income or support
Share a home and have a sexual relationship with (someone to whom one is not married)
Small living fish or worms used to entice prey
A blog providing a commentary on an event while it takes place, typically in the form of frequent short updates
Born alive, not stillborn
The weight of people or goods in a building or vehicle
A large, spreading, evergreen North American oak, which typically supports a large quantity of Spanish moss and other epiphytes
A rail supplying electric current to an electric train or other vehicle
An energetic and unpredictable person
Denoting or relating to property which combines residential living space with commercial or manufacturing space
The blood of a living person or animal. Also: blood drawn directly from a person or animal when living or immediately after death, especially while it remains unclotted or contains living cells.
A barrier made of living plants; a hedge.
= livestock; also in extended use.
Steam supplied direct from a boiler, as opposed to steam that comes from an exhaust or has already been used.
Constructed of quickthorn.
Live and sleep outdoors as a consequence of having no proper home
Action in films involving filming real people or animals, as contrasted with animation or computer-generated effects
A birth at which a child is born alive
Transmit or receive live video and audio coverage of (an event) over the Internet
Post comments about (an event) on Twitter while the event is taking place
The weight of an animal before it has been slaughtered and prepared as a carcass
The act or action of fishing with live bait.
Fencing made of living plants.
Any of several plants belonging to the family Asteraceae (Compositae) having flowers which retain their shape and colour when dried; especially cudweed (genus Gnaphalium), and the pearly everlasting, Anaphalis margaritacea. Compare everlasting. Now rare.
= running title.
A register of workers, especially used as an index for calculating percentage unemployment.
Spend one’s time in an extremely enjoyable way, typically by being extravagant or engaging in an exciting social life
Said to express loyalty or support for a specified person or thing
(Especially of a couple not married to each other) share a home and have a sexual relationship
(Of an animal) bearing live young rather than laying eggs; viviparous or ovoviviparous
Informal. Somewhat drunk; tipsy. Now historical.
Be or remain optimistic about something
Live together as though married
Have a lifestyle that is perceived as wonderful or perfect
Do something risky, especially on a habitual basis
Used to emphasize the existence or presence of something surprising or unusual
(Of an employee or student) reside at (or away from) the place where one works or studies
Regard as the purpose or most important aspect of one’s life
You should tolerate the opinions and behaviour of others so that they will similarly tolerate your own
Live in great comfort and luxury
Have old-fashioned or outdated ideas and attitudes
Be able to retain one’s self-respect as a consequence of one’s actions