Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb live

7 senses of live

Sense 1
populate, dwell, live, inhabit -- (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")
       => be -- (occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?")
          Phrasal Verb-> live in#1; live out#2

Sense 2
live -- (lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style; "we had to live frugally after the war")

Sense 3
survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out -- (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?")

Sense 4
exist, survive, live, subsist -- (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")

Sense 5
be, live -- (have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war")

Sense 6
know, experience, live -- (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")
       => experience, see, go through -- (go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam")

Sense 7
live -- (pursue a positive and satisfying existence; "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live")

Antonyms of adj live

11 senses of live

Sense 1
live (vs. recorded), unrecorded -- (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")

recorded (vs. live) -- (set down or registered in a permanent form especially on film or tape for reproduction; "recorded music")
        => canned, transcribed -- (recorded for broadcast; "a transcribed announcement"; "canned laughter")
        => filmed -- (recorded on film; made into a movie; "a filmed documentary"; "the filmed version of the novel")
        => prerecorded -- (recorded at one time for transmission later)
        => taped, tape-recorded -- (recorded on tape)

Sense 2
live (vs. dead) -- (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")

dead (vs. live) -- (not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat; "Mars is a dead planet"; "dead soil"; "dead coals"; "the fire is dead")
        => extinct, out (predicate) -- (being out or having grown cold; "threw his extinct cigarette into the stream"; "the fire is out")
        => lifeless -- (not having the capacity to support life; "a lifeless planet")
        => out of play (predicate) -- ((of a ball) "a ball that is out of play is dead")

Sense 3
alive (predicate) (vs. dead), live -- (possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary")


Sense 4
live (prenominal) -- (highly reverberant; "a live concert hall")

INDIRECT (VIA reverberant) -> unreverberant, nonresonant -- (not reverberant; lacking a tendency to reverberate)

Sense 5
live -- (charged with an explosive; "live ammunition"; "a live bomb")

INDIRECT (VIA loaded) -> unloaded -- ((of weapons) not charged with ammunition; "many people are killed by guns thought to be unloaded")

Sense 6
bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springy -- (elastic; rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf")

INDIRECT (VIA elastic) -> inelastic -- (not elastic; "economists speak of an inelastic price structure")

Sense 7
live -- (abounding with life and energy; "the club members are a really live bunch")

INDIRECT (VIA lively) -> dull -- (lacking in liveliness or animation; "he was so dull at parties"; "a dull political campaign"; "a large dull impassive man"; "dull days with nothing to do"; "how dull and dreary the world is"; "fell back into one of her dull moods")

Sense 8
live -- (in current use or ready for use; "live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread")

INDIRECT (VIA current) -> noncurrent -- (not current or belonging to the present time)

Sense 9
live -- (of current relevance; "a live issue"; "still a live option")

INDIRECT (VIA current) -> noncurrent -- (not current or belonging to the present time)

Sense 10
hot, live -- (charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire")

INDIRECT (VIA charged) -> uncharged -- (of a particle or body or system; having no charge; "an uncharged particle"; "an uncharged battery")

Sense 11
alive, live -- (capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive")

INDIRECT (VIA active) -> extinct -- ((of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive; "an extinct volcano")

Similarity of adj live

11 senses of live

Sense 1
live (vs. recorded), unrecorded -- (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")
       => unfilmed, untaped -- (not recorded on film or tape)

Sense 2
live (vs. dead) -- (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")
       => in play (predicate) -- (of a ball; "the ball is still in play")
       => living (prenominal) -- ((used of minerals or stone) in its natural state and place; not mined or quarried; "carved into the living stone";)
          Also See-> active#13

Sense 3
alive (predicate) (vs. dead), live -- (possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary")
       => liveborn -- ((of newborn infant) showing signs of life after birth; not stillborn; "a liveborn baby")
       => viable -- (capable of life or normal growth and development; "viable seeds"; "a viable fetus")
       => vital -- (manifesting or characteristic of life; "a vital, living organism"; "vital signs")
          Also See-> animate#2

Sense 4
live (prenominal) -- (highly reverberant; "a live concert hall")
       => reverberant (vs. unreverberant) -- (having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected; "a reverberant room"; "the reverberant booms of cannon")

Sense 5
live -- (charged with an explosive; "live ammunition"; "a live bomb")
       => loaded (vs. unloaded) -- ((of weapons) charged with ammunition; "a loaded gun")

Sense 6
bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springy -- (elastic; rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf")
       => elastic (vs. inelastic) -- (capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk")

Sense 7
live -- (abounding with life and energy; "the club members are a really live bunch")
       => lively (vs. dull) -- (full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party")

Sense 8
live -- (in current use or ready for use; "live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread")
       => current (vs. noncurrent) -- (occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position")

Sense 9
live -- (of current relevance; "a live issue"; "still a live option")
       => current (vs. noncurrent) -- (occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position")

Sense 10
hot, live -- (charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire")
       => charged (vs. uncharged) -- (of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge; "charged particles"; "a charged battery")

Sense 11
alive, live -- (capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive")
       => active (vs. extinct) -- ((of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting)

Synonyms of adv live

1 sense of live

Sense 1
live -- (not recorded; "the opera was broadcast live")

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