Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) populate, dwell, live, inhabit (be an inhabitant of or reside in) "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"
- S: (v) live (lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style) "we had to live frugally after the war"
- S: (v) survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out (continue to live and avoid dying) "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?" "One crash victim died, the other lived"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) be, live (have life, be alive) "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) live (pursue a positive and satisfying existence) "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live"
- S: (adj) live, 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"
- S: (adj) live (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"
- S: (adj) alive, live (possessing life) "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary"
- S: (adj) live (highly reverberant) "a live concert hall"
- S: (adj) live (charged with an explosive) "live ammunition"; "a live bomb"
- S: (adj) bouncy, live, lively, resilient, springy (elastic; rebounds readily) "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resilient as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf"
- S: (adj) live (abounding with life and energy) "the club members are a really live bunch"
- S: (adj) live (in current use or ready for use) "live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread"
- S: (adj) live (of current relevance) "a live issue"; "still a live option"
- S: (adj) hot, live (charged or energized with electricity) "a hot wire"; "a live wire"
- S: (adj) alive, live (capable of erupting) "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive"
- S: (adv) live (not recorded) "the opera was broadcast live"