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live

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of live

  1. 1 being in effective operation didn't realize that the microphone was live and proceeded to make some rather indiscreet comments Synonyms alive, functional, functioning, going, active, living, on, operating, operational, operative, running, workingRelated Words effective, effectual; employable, operable, usable (also useable), viable, workable; performing, producing, productive, serving, useful, yielding; astir, bustling, busy, dynamic, flourishing, humming, roaring, thrivingNear Antonyms deactivated, decommissioned; ineffective, ineffectual, useless; inoperable, unusable, unworkable; arrested, asleep, dormant, fallow, idle, inert, latent, lifeless, nonproductive, quiescent, sleepy, stagnating, unproductive, vegetatingAntonyms broken, dead, inactive, inoperative, kaput (also kaputt), nonactivated, nonfunctional, nonfunctioning, nonoperating, nonoperational, nonoperative

  2. 2 having or showing life there is a tank of live lobsters sitting at the front of the restaurant Synonyms animate, breathing, alive, living, quickRelated Words active, animated, dynamic, lively, thriving, vibrant, vigorous, vital, vivacious; current, existent, existing, extant, going, prevailing, surviving; resurrectedNear Antonyms dying, fading, moribund; stillborn; reposing, resting; ghostlike, ghostly, ghosty, zombielike; absent, extinct, fallen, finished, gone, lapsed, lost, nonexistent, perished, terminated, vanished, wiped out; barren, desertAntonyms asleep, breathless, cold, dead, deceased, defunct, departed, expired, inanimate, lifeless, nonliving


live

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of live

  1. 1 to have a home he lives next door to the hospital Synonyms abide, dwell, reside Related Words lodge, settle, stay; frequent, hang (at), haunt, visit; cohabit, inhabit, occupy; people, populate; lease, rent, sublet, tenant

  2. 2 to have life Socrates was a philosopher who lived in ancient Greece Synonyms breathe, exist, be, subsistRelated Words abide, continue, endure, hold on, hold up, keep (on), kick, last, lead, persist, rule, run on, survive; move; flourish, prosper, thriveNear Antonyms disappear, evaporate, vanish; cease, desist, discontinue, end, quit, stop; abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, waneAntonyms depart, die, expire, pass away, perish, succumb


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