live by

Definition of live by

  1. 1 :  to agree with and follow (something, such as a set of beliefs) He tried to live by his faith. a principle I try to live by

  2. 2 :  to survive by (doing something) They were an ancient people who lived by hunting and gathering.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  to be alive :  have the life of an animal or plant

    :  to continue alive

    :  to maintain oneself :  subsist

  1. :  having life :  living

    :  existing in fact or reality :  actual

    :  exerting force or containing energy: such as

  1. :  at the actual time of occurrence :  during, from, or at a live production


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