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"
taped, unreverberant, noncurrent, filmed, transcribed, inelastic, dull, nonresonant, out(p), dead, uncharged, unloaded, out of play(p), lifeless, extinct, recorded, prerecorded, tape-recorded, canned
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"
prerecorded, extinct, canned, lifeless, transcribed, tape-recorded, noncurrent, recorded, unloaded, uncharged, dull, nonresonant, filmed, inelastic, unreverberant, out of play(p), taped, dead, out(p)
"the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary"
out(p), dull, noncurrent, nonresonant, dead, transcribed, tape-recorded, prerecorded, lifeless, inelastic, extinct, canned, filmed, out of play(p), unreverberant, uncharged, unloaded, taped, recorded
"a live concert hall"
transcribed, inelastic, canned, dull, extinct, lifeless, noncurrent, unloaded, out of play(p), nonresonant, uncharged, tape-recorded, filmed, dead, recorded, prerecorded, taped, unreverberant, out(p)
charged with an explosive
"live ammunition"; "a live bomb"
out of play(p), taped, extinct, inelastic, out(p), prerecorded, tape-recorded, noncurrent, nonresonant, unloaded, filmed, canned, unreverberant, recorded, uncharged, lifeless, transcribed, dull, dead
bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springy(adj)
elastic; rebounds readily
"clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
spirited, hot, spanking, live, resilient, lively, full of life, alive(p), bouncy, snappy, vital, brisk, racy, rattling, peppy, merry, alive, unrecorded, zippy, bouncing, springy, live(a), alert
dead, dull, unreverberant, extinct, noncurrent, out(p), prerecorded, filmed, uncharged, tape-recorded, lifeless, out of play(p), nonresonant, recorded, canned, taped, unloaded, inelastic, transcribed
abounding with life and energy
"the club members are a really live bunch"
extinct, tape-recorded, recorded, canned, transcribed, lifeless, prerecorded, nonresonant, inelastic, taped, dead, dull, noncurrent, unloaded, filmed, unreverberant, out(p), out of play(p), uncharged
in current use or ready for use
"live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread"
filmed, extinct, out(p), dull, uncharged, dead, inelastic, lifeless, tape-recorded, out of play(p), recorded, transcribed, unreverberant, prerecorded, unloaded, noncurrent, taped, nonresonant, canned
of current relevance
"a live issue"; "still a live option"
noncurrent, dead, out of play(p), filmed, nonresonant, lifeless, dull, inelastic, transcribed, out(p), unreverberant, extinct, recorded, uncharged, canned, taped, unloaded, prerecorded, tape-recorded
charged or energized with electricity
"a hot wire"; "a live wire"
unloaded, taped, transcribed, dead, extinct, out of play(p), tape-recorded, dull, inelastic, recorded, prerecorded, noncurrent, unreverberant, filmed, canned, lifeless, uncharged, nonresonant, out(p)
capable of erupting
"a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive"
unreverberant, lifeless, uncharged, canned, taped, tape-recorded, nonresonant, noncurrent, extinct, prerecorded, unloaded, dead, inelastic, recorded, dull, out of play(p), filmed, out(p), transcribed
populate, dwell, live, inhabit(verb)
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"
lifeless, prerecorded, uncharged, out(p), filmed, extinct, taped, unreverberant, transcribed, canned, nonresonant, dead, noncurrent, recorded, unloaded, inelastic, tape-recorded, out of play(p), dull
lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
"we had to live frugally after the war"
noncurrent, uncharged, out(p), prerecorded, taped, out of play(p), recorded, extinct, filmed, unreverberant, transcribed, lifeless, canned, tape-recorded, nonresonant, inelastic, unloaded, dull, dead
survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out(verb)
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?"
subsist, perish, give way, hold out, run, endure, lead, experience, give out, conk out, operate, travel, hold, function, die, sustain, stretch forth, last, go away, weather, prevail, go, brave out, rifle, defy, persist, run low, stick up, plump, digest, stomach, hold water, break, pass away, drop dead, withstand, stretch out, tolerate, abide, blend in, run short, get going, locomote, pull through, be, come through, live, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, blend, stick out, brook, stand up, bear, fit, suffer, pull round, outlast, populate, inhabit, belong, dwell, give-up the ghost, go bad, survive, get, stand, expire, become, exist, live on, croak, move, choke, pop off, sound, make it, wear, extend, start, depart, decease, outlive, pass, proceed, break down, exit, conk, fail, buy the farm, detain, hold up, put out, know, brave, put up, exsert, snuff it, resist, support, die hard, stand firm, work, delay
inelastic, out(p), transcribed, dull, unloaded, prerecorded, tape-recorded, unreverberant, taped, canned, uncharged, extinct, lifeless, noncurrent, recorded, nonresonant, filmed, dead, out of play(p)
exist, survive, live, subsist(verb)
"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"
tape-recorded, extinct, taped, out of play(p), noncurrent, prerecorded, canned, filmed, dead, nonresonant, recorded, transcribed, uncharged, out(p), dull, unloaded, unreverberant, lifeless, inelastic
have life, be alive
"Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
personify, exist, live, hold out, equal, populate, last, represent, comprise, be, experience, hold up, subsist, know, embody, dwell, cost, live on, make up, endure, inhabit, survive, go, follow, constitute
extinct, out of play(p), uncharged, unloaded, noncurrent, transcribed, canned, inelastic, taped, prerecorded, recorded, filmed, nonresonant, unreverberant, dead, lifeless, dull, out(p), tape-recorded
know, experience, live(verb)
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"
dwell, have intercourse, have a go at it, subsist, have sex, recognise, get, populate, bed, hold out, know, get laid, make love, endure, go through, bonk, have, acknowledge, cognise, survive, exist, love, last, inhabit, see, receive, be, live, sleep together, do it, go, eff, hold up, feel, lie with, make out, be intimate, recognize, jazz, sleep with, hump, experience, screw, have it off, have it away, get it on, cognize, bang, live on, roll in the hay
unreverberant, extinct, transcribed, noncurrent, unloaded, prerecorded, dull, dead, taped, uncharged, out(p), filmed, recorded, out of play(p), canned, inelastic, nonresonant, lifeless, tape-recorded
pursue a positive and satisfying existence
"You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live"
prerecorded, dead, taped, uncharged, extinct, out(p), lifeless, out of play(p), dull, unloaded, inelastic, tape-recorded, noncurrent, filmed, canned, recorded, unreverberant, transcribed, nonresonant
"the opera was broadcast live"
prerecorded, nonresonant, out(p), transcribed, extinct, out of play(p), unloaded, tape-recorded, taped, dull, dead, unreverberant, noncurrent, lifeless, recorded, canned, filmed, uncharged, inelastic
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide,"
LyteHymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.
Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Translations for live
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- woon, oorleef, leefAfrikaans
- ينجو, عَاشَ, سَكَنَArabic
- жывы́, жыцьBelarusian
- bev, bevaBreton
- en viu, viu, viureCatalan, Valencian
- v přímém přenose, živý, živě, žít, bydletCzech
- житиOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- bo, overleve, leveDanish
- lebend, direkt, live, Live-, scharf, leben, überleben, wohnenGerman
- λάιβ, ηλεκτροφόρος, άσκαστος, άκαυστος, ρευματοφόρος, ζωντανός, ζωηρός, άκαυτος, ζωντανά, επιβιώνω, μένω, επιζώ, ζωGreek
- vivi, loĝiEsperanto
- en vivo, en directo, vivo, vivir, morarSpanish
- زندگی کردن, زیستنPersian
- elävä, suora, kova, live-, asua, elää, selvitäFinnish
- liva, búgvaFaroese
- en direct, vivant, demeurer, vivre, habiterFrench
- libjeWestern Frisian
- beo, cónaigh, [[bí]] [[beo]], bí i do bheatha, mair, bí i do chónaíIrish
- beò, fuirich, mair, bi, còmhnaichScottish Gaelic
- חי, גָּרHebrew
- जीवित, सीधा प्रसारण, जीवंत, सजीव, निवास करना, जीना, रहनाHindi
- élő, lakik, élHungarian
- ապրե, կեամ, ապրելArmenian
- secara langsung, hidupIndonesian
- vivar, rezidarIdo
- beint, lifandi, búa, lifaIcelandic
- dal vivo, in diretta, vivo, live, vivere, abitareItalian
- ライブ, 生, 暮らす, 住む, 生きるJapanese
- ცხოვრება, სიცოცხლეGeorgian
- тұру, өмір сүруKazakh
- zindî, ziyandar, jîndar, sax, ژیان, jiyan, jînKurdish
- жашоо, өмүр сүрүүKyrgyz
- vivo, habitoLatin
- wunnen, liewenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ທຽວສົງສານ, ຢູ່Lao
- dzīvs, dzīvotLatvian
- နေ, အသက်ရှင်Burmese
- scherp, levend, live, rechtstreeks, leven, voortbestaan, verderleven, overleven, wonenDutch
- direkte, live, leve, boNorwegian
- viu, viureOccitan
- żywy, na żywo, przeżyć, mieszkać, żyć, przetrwaćPolish
- ao vivo, ativo, vivo, carregado, sobreviver, viver, morar, perseverarPortuguese
- viu, în direct, locui, supraviețui, a avea locuință, trăiRomanian
- живьём, живо́й, в [[прямой, лайв, прожива́ть, прожи́ть, жить, выжива́тьRussian
- bívere, campai, vívereSardinian
- eallitNorthern Sami
- жи̑в, у̏жӣво, ȕžīvo, žȋv, žívjeti, жи́вјети, žíveti, жи́ветиSerbo-Croatian
- ජීවත් වෙනවාSinhala, Sinhalese
- naživo, v priamom prenose, prežiť, žiť, bývať, zažiťSlovak
- v žívo, žív, živetiSlovene
- gjallë, jetojAlbanian
- dula, phelaSouthern Sotho
- levande, skarp, strömförande, leva, boSwedish
- зиндагӣ карданTajik
- สด, อาศัย, มีชีวิต, อาศัยอยู่, อยู่Thai
- mabuhay, manirahanTagalog
- canlı, yaşamakTurkish
- на́живо, прожива́ти, жи́ти, ме́шкатиUkrainian
- رہنا, جیناUrdu
- ở, sốngVietnamese
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