Synonyms of live in English:

live1

verb

  • 1 the greatest mathematician who ever lived
    exist, be alive, be, have life; breathe, draw breath, walk the earth
    [Antonyms] die be dead
  • 2 I live in Arkansas
    reside in, have one's home in, have one's residence in, be settled in; be housed in, lodge in; inhabit, occupy, populate
    formal dwell in, be domiciled in
  • 3 they lived quietly
    pass/spend one's life, have a lifestyle; behave, conduct oneself
    formal comport oneself
  • 4 she had lived a difficult life
    experience, spend, pass, lead, have, go through, undergo
  • 5 Fred lived by his wits
    survive, make a living, earn one's living, eke out a living; subsist, support oneself, sustain oneself, make ends meet, keep body and soul together
  • 6 you should get out there and live
    enjoy oneself, enjoy life, have fun, live life to the full/fullest
  • Phrases

    live it up

    informal they're living it up in Hawaiilive extravagantlylive in the lap of luxurylive in clovercarouserevelenjoy oneselfhave a good timego on a spree informalpartypaint the town redhave a balllive high on/off the hog archaicwassail

    live off/on

    the gulls live off discarded fishsubsist onfeed on/offeatconsume

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    Synonyms of live in English:

    live2

    adjective

  • 1 live bait
    living, alive, having life, breathing, animate, sentient
    [Antonyms] dead inanimate
  • 2 a live performance
    in the flesh, personal, in person, not recorded
    [Antonyms] recorded
  • 3 a live wire
    electrified, charged, powered, active
    informal hot
    [Antonyms] inactive
  • 4 live coals
    hot, glowing, red hot, aglow; burning, alight, flaming, aflame, blazing, ignited, on fire
    literary afire
  • 5 a live grenade
    unexploded, explosive, active; unstable, volatile
    [Antonyms] inactive
  • Phrases

    live wire

    informal that Goldie is a real live wireenergetic person informalfireballhuman dynamopowerhouselife of the party

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