Definition of live through
1 : to survive (an experience, a troubling time, etc.) : to endure If I can live through this, I can live through anything.
2 US, sometimes disapproving : to enjoy the experiences and achievements of (another person) instead of one's own experiences and achievements She can't live through her daughter.
Word by Word Definitions
: to be alive : have the life of an animal or plant
: to continue alive
: to maintain oneself : subsist
: having life : living
: existing in fact or reality : actual
: exerting force or containing energy: such as
: at the actual time of occurrence : during, from, or at a live production
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