Textual thesaurus for "live"

(adj) alive

capable of erupting

a live volcano; the volcano is very much alive

(adj) alive

possessing life

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

(adj) hot

charged or energized with electricity

a hot wire; a live wire

(adj) bouncy, springy, lively, resilient

elastic; rebounds readily

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

(adj) 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

(verb) know, experience

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

(verb) be

have life, be alive

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

(verb) subsist, survive, exist

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

(verb) go, hold out, hold up, live on, last, endure, survive

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?

(verb) dwell, inhabit, populate

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