live to regret (something)

Definition of live to regret (something)

  1. :  to feel sorry or disappointed about (something) in the future If you don't travel now, you might live to regret it.

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

  1. :  to mourn the loss or death of

    :  to miss very much

    :  to be very sorry for

  1. :  sorrow aroused by circumstances beyond one's control or power to repair

    :  an expression of distressing emotion (such as sorrow)

    :  a note politely declining an invitation

  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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