live

Ⅰ.
live [1] VERB 1) remain alive. 2) be alive at a specified time. 3) spend one's life in a particular way or under particular circumstances: they are living in fear. 4) make one's home in a particular place or with a particular person. 5) (live in/out) reside at (or away from) the place where one works or studies. 6) supply oneself with the means of subsistence: they live by hunting and fishing. 7) (live for) regard as the most important aspect of one's life. 8) survive in someone's mind.
live and breathe — Cf. ↑live and breathe
live and let live — Cf. ↑live and let live
live down — Cf. live down
live in the past — Cf. ↑live in the past
live it up — Cf. ↑live it up
live off (or on) — Cf. ↑live on
live rough — Cf. ↑live rough
live together — Cf. ↑live together
live up to — Cf. ↑live up to
live with — Cf. ↑live with
ORIGIN Old English, related to LIFE(Cf. ↑life) and LEAVE(Cf. ↑leaver).
Ⅱ.
live [2] ADJECTIVE 1) living. 2) (of a musical performance) given in concert; not recorded. 3) (of a broadcast) transmitted at the time of occurrence; not recorded. 4) of current or continuing interest and importance. 5) (of a wire or device) connected to a source of electric current. 6) of, containing, or using undetonated explosive. 7) (of coals) burning. 8) (of yogurt) containing the living micro-organisms by which it is formed.
ADVERB as or at an actual event or performance.
go live — Cf. ↑go live
ORIGIN shortening of ALIVE(Cf. ↑aliveness).

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