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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 of live alive, functional, functioning, going, active, living, on, operating, operational, operative, running, workingWords Related to live effective, effectual; employable, operable, usable (also useable), viable, workable; performing, producing, productive, serving, useful, yielding; astir, bustling, busy, dynamic, flourishing, humming, roaring, thrivingNear Antonyms of live deactivated, decommissioned; ineffective, ineffectual, useless; inoperable, unusable, unworkable; arrested, asleep, dormant, fallow, idle, inert, latent, lifeless, nonproductive, quiescent, sleepy, stagnating, unproductive, vegetatingAntonyms of live 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 of live animate, breathing, alive, living, quickWords Related to live active, animated, dynamic, lively, thriving, vibrant, vigorous, vital, vivacious; current, existent, existing, extant, going, prevailing, surviving; resurrectedNear Antonyms of live 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 of live 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 of live abide, dwell, reside Words Related to live 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 of live breathe, exist, be, subsistWords Related to live abide, continue, endure, hold on, hold up, keep (on), kick, last, lead, persist, rule, run on, survive; move; flourish, prosper, thriveNear Antonyms of live disappear, evaporate, vanish; cease, desist, discontinue, end, quit, stop; abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, waneAntonyms of live depart, die, expire, pass away, perish, succumb


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