Definition Live

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to live: to be alive, to be; to reside, to inhabit
I live in San Francisco, this is where my home is.

live (fish), living (fish): (fish) that are alive, not dead
This restaurant only serves live fish.

(a) live (show): (a show) which is performed and seen at the same time
This is the first time I've played in front of a live audience! I'm nervous!

Pronunciation examples
UK: I want to live in a lovely little cottage in the woods.
US: I went to see a live show last night.


  • "Maybe we should be doing something more meaningful with our lives."
  • "That's where I want to live the rest of my life."
  • "As requested, I've done a bit of research on your father Stephen Moon, and it turns out that he is in fact a gold miner living in Fairbanks, Alaska."
  • "I'm joined now live via satellite by the woman of the hour, Susan Bliss."
  • "Braving the cold waters, sea cucumbers and Krakens is preferable to living like this."
  • "I'm not sure why he would choose to live there - from what I've read, it seems like nothing but large black bears and rough lumberjacks."
  • "You see, Susie, Jenny's living in a fantasy land."
  • "Customer : I can't live without this cream!"
  • "We devote our lives to your cause."
  • "Oh man, this is really livin'."

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