live on (something)

Definition of live on (something)

  1. 1 :  to have or use (an amount of money) to pay for the things that one needs to live You can't live on this salary.

  2. 2 :  to have (a particular food) as the only or main food that one eats They lived mainly/mostly on fruits and berries.

Word by Word Definitions

liveplay
  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

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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