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live

verb

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1 to have a home
  • he lives next door to the hospital

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2 to have life
  • Socrates was a philosopher who lived in ancient Greece

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live

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of live (Entry 2 of 2)

2 having or showing life
  • there is a tank of live lobsters sitting at the front of the restaurant

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The first known use of live was before the 12th century

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live-box

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“Live.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/live. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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