live for

Definition of live for

  1. 1 :  to wait or hope for (something) very eagerly I live for the day when we'll be together!

  2. 2 :  to think of (something) as the most important or enjoyable part of one's life She lives for her work.

  3. 3 :  to think of (something) as a reason for being alive He's depressed and feels as if he has nothing left to live for.

Word by Word Definitions

  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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