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5 Live /ˌreɪdiəʊ faɪv ˈlaɪv/
live /lɪv/ verb
live /laɪv/ adjective
live /laɪv/ adverb

برقدار ، تحت پتانسیل ، زنده کردن ، فشنگ جنگی ، مهمات جنگی
(vt.& vi.) زندگی کردن ، زیستن ، زنده بودن
(adj.) زنده ، سرزنده ، موثر ، دایر ، علوم مهندسی: جریان دار ، علوم نظامی: تیراندازی جنگی
- exist, be, be alive, breathe
- persist, last, prevail
- dwell, abide, inhabit, lodge, occupy, reside, settle
- survive, endure, get along, make ends meet, subsist, support oneself
- thrive, flourish, prosper
- living, alive, animate, breathing
- topical, burning, controversial, current, hot, pertinent, pressing, prevalent
- burning, active, alight, blazing, glowing, hot, ignited, smouldering
Antonyms: inactive, inert, dormant (as a volcano), defunct (as an institution, journal)
Related Words: effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient
English Thesaurus: live, be from/come from, inhabit, reside, grow up, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

5 Live /ˌreɪdiəʊ faɪv ˈlaɪv/
a BBC radio station which broadcasts news and sports programmes 24 hours a day

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. live1 S1 W1 /lɪv/ verb
[Word Family: verb: live, outlive, relive, liven, up; adjective: live, lively, living, liveable; noun: liveliness, living, livelihood; adverb: live]
[Language: Old English; Origin: libban]

1. IN A PLACE/HOME [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] if you live in a place, you have your home there
live in/at/near etc
They lived in Holland for ten years.
He lives just across the street from me.
We live only a few miles from the coast.
A rather odd family came to live next door to us.
As soon as I saw the place, I knew I didn’t want to live there.
Does Paul still live here?
We’re still looking for somewhere to live.
They’ve finally found a place to live.
live with
My grandmother came to live with us when I was ten.
Most seventeen-year-olds still live at home (=live with their parents).
I’m quite happy living alone.
The house has 3,600 square feet of living space (=the areas of a house you live in).
live rough British English (=live outside because of having no home)
I ran away from home and lived rough for nine months.

2. PLANT/ANIMAL [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] a plant or animal that lives in a particular place grows there or has its home there
live in/on etc
These particular birds live on only one island in the Pacific.

3. AT A PARTICULAR TIME [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] if you live at a particular time, you are alive then
live before/in/at
He lived in the eighteenth century.
She lived at a time when women were not expected to work.
Gladstone lived during a period of great social change.
the best/greatest etc that/who ever lived (=the best, greatest etc who has been alive at any time)
He’s probably the best journalist who ever lived.

4. BE/STAY ALIVE [intransitive] to be alive or be able to stay alive:
Without light, plants couldn’t live.
He is extremely ill and not expected to live.
The baby only lived a few hours.
People on average are living much longer than before.
I’ll never forget this for as long as I live.
live to (be) 80/90 etc/live to the age of 80/90 etc
My grandmother lived to 85.
She lived to the age of 79.
have two weeks/six months etc to live
He knows he’s only got a few months to live.
He did not live to see (=live long enough to see) the realization of his dream.

5. WAY OF LIFE [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive] to have a particular type of life, or live in a particular way
live in peace/poverty etc
The people in this country just want to live in peace.
People should not live in fear of crime.
We live in hope that a cure will be found.
live peacefully/quietly/happily etc
The two communities live peacefully alongside each other.
She thought that she would get married and live happily ever after (=like in a children’s story).
Some people like to live dangerously.
Most elderly people prefer to live independently if they can.
They earn enough money to live well (=have plenty of food, clothes etc).
I just want to live my life in my own way.
He’s not well enough to live a normal life.
live a quiet/active/healthy etc life
She lives a very busy life.
He had chosen to live the life of a monk.
She’s now in Hollywood living a life of luxury.
live by
I have always tried to live by my faith (=according to my religion).
We struggle on, living from day to day (=trying to find enough money each day to buy food etc).
He was tired of living out of a suitcase (=spending a lot of time travelling).

6. EARN A LIVING [intransitive] the way that someone lives is the way that they earn money to buy food etc:
Fishing is the way their families have lived for generations.
live by doing something
They live by hunting and killing deer.

7. EXCITING LIFE [intransitive] to have an exciting life:
She wanted to get out and live a little.
We’re beginning to live at last!

8. IMAGINE SOMETHING [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] to imagine that things are happening to you
live in
He lives in a fantasy world.
live through
She lived through her children’s lives.
You must stop living in the past (=imagining that things from the past are still happening).

9. BE KEPT SOMEWHERE [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] British English informal the place where something lives is the place where it is kept:
Where do these cups live?
Those big dishes live in the cupboard next to the fridge.

10. STILL EXIST/HAVE INFLUENCE [intransitive] if an idea lives, it continues to exist and influence people:
Democracy still lives!
His name will live forever.
That day will always live in my memory.

11. living quarters the part of a building where people live, especially a building that is used by many people or is used for several different purposes:
the White House living quarters

12. living expenses the money you need to spend in order to live, for example on food or a house:
His tuition is paid, but he’ll work to cover his living expenses.

13. living arrangements the way someone organizes how and where they will live:
Her mother disapproved of the living arrangements, saying that two girls living with four boys was bound to cause problems.

14. live it up informal to do things that you enjoy and spend a lot of money:
Sam was living it up in London.

15. live by your wits to get money by being clever or dishonest, and not by doing an ordinary job

16. live a lie to pretend all the time that you feel or believe something when actually you do not feel that way:
I knew that I could not continue to live a lie.

17. be living on borrowed time to be still alive after the time that you were expected to die:
She’s been living on borrowed time for the last year.

18. live in sin old-fashioned if people live in sin, they live together and have a sexual relationship without being married ⇒ live together

19. live and breathe something to enjoy doing something so much that you spend most of your time on it:
Politics is the stuff I live and breathe.

20. you live and learn spoken used to say that you have just learned something that you did not know before

21. live and let live used to say that you should accept other people’s behaviour, even if it seems strange

22. you haven’t lived (if/until ...) spoken used to say that someone’s life will be boring if they do not do a particular exciting thing:
You haven’t lived until you’ve tasted champagne.

23. somebody will live to regret it used to say that someone will wish that they had not done something:
If you marry him, you’ll live to regret it.

24. live to see/fight another day to continue to live or work after a failure or after you have dealt with a difficult situation:
Hopefully, the company will live to fight another day.

25. live life to the full to enjoy doing a lot of different things:
She believes in living life to the full.

26. live high on the hog used to say that someone has a nice life because they have a lot of money and buy expensive things – often used to show disapproval

27. live from hand to mouth to have only just enough money to buy food:
We lived from hand to mouth, never knowing where the next meal was coming from.

28. long live the King/Queen! etc spoken used as an expression of loyal support for a person

29. long live democracy/freedom etc used to say that you hope something continues to exist for a long time:
Long live free education!

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. live2 S3 W3 /laɪv/ adjective
[Word Family: verb: live, outlive, relive, liven, up; adjective: live, lively, living, liveable; noun: liveliness, living, livelihood; adverb: live]
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: alive]

1. LIVING [only before noun] not dead or artificial Synonym : living Antonym : dead:
experiments on live animals
Protesters want to stop the export of live sheep and cattle.
the number of live births per 1,000 population
We were so excited to see real live elephants.

2. TV/RADIO a live television or radio programme is seen or heard on television or radio at the same time as it is actually happening Antonym : prerecorded:
a live radio phone-in show
There will be live TV coverage of tonight’s big match.

3. MUSIC/THEATRE a live performance is one in which the entertainer performs for people who are watching, rather than a film, record etc:
A lot of the bars have live music.
The band will be giving a live concert performance next week.
We’ll be playing you a track from his new live album (=album that was recorded from a live performance).
It’s always different when you perform in front of a live audience (=an audience watching a live performance).

4. ELECTRICITY a wire or piece of equipment that is live has electricity flowing through it:
Be careful – those wires are live.

5. BOMBS a live bomb still has the power to explode because it has not been used:
They came across a field of live, unexploded mines.

6. BULLETS live bullets are real ones that are made of metal and can kill people Antonym : blank:
Troops fired live ammunition to disperse the crowd.

7. ISSUE a live subject or problem is one that still interests or worries people:
Drink-driving is still very much a live issue.

8. live coals pieces of coal that are burning:
She threw the paper onto the live coals.

9. YOGHURT live yoghurt contains bacteria that are still alive

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. live3 /laɪv/ adverb
[Word Family: verb: live, outlive, relive, liven, up; adjective: live, lively, living, liveable; noun: liveliness, living, livelihood; adverb: live]

1. if something is broadcast live, it is broadcast on television or radio as it is actually happening ⇒ prerecorded:
The ceremony will be broadcast live on television.
The match will be shown live by the BBC.

2. if people perform live, they perform in front of people who have come to watch, rather than for a film, record etc:
I love their music, but I’ve never seen them perform live.
The band is playing live in Birmingham tonight.
Their latest CD was recorded live (=recorded at a live performance) in New York.

3. go live when a system or project goes live, people start to use it after it has been planned and discussed for a long time:
Their new information retrieval system went live last month.
a new security project which will go live in October

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

adj., adv.
VERBS appear, be, play He appeared live on the Song and Dance Show. Is the show live or recorded? The band have never played this song live before.
come to sb, go out This programme comes to you live from the Albert Hall. In those days the broadcasts all went out live.
be broadcast, be screened, be shown, be televised, be transmitted The match will be televised live this evening.
be recorded The CD was recorded live at a concert given last year.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

I. in a place
ADV. alone | together She disapproves of unmarried couples living together.
apart The couple have lived apart for two years.
VERB + LIVE come to, go to We went to live in London when I was three.
PREP. among living among the people of this remote island
in He lives in Manchester.
near She lives quite near here.
with I still live with my mum.
PHRASES a place to live young couples looking for a place to live

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. be alive
ADV. longer Women live longer than men in general.
forever Who wants to live forever? I don't.
happily (ever after) All she wanted was to get married and live happily ever after.
amicably, harmoniously, peaceably the need to live as harmoniously as possible with everyone else
well Most of the people live very well, with nice houses and plenty to eat.
frugally, modestly They lived frugally off a diet of porridge and lentils.
vicariously She tried to live vicariously through her children.
PREP. in Many of the people live in poverty and misery.
through She lived through two world wars.
with living with Aids
PHRASES (for) as long as you live I shall remember this day for as long as I live.
learn to live with sth learning to live with disability
live a life of sth He's now living a life of luxury in Australia.
live to (be) 80, 90, etc., live to the age of 80, 90, etc. She lived to the age of 95.
the world we live in teaching children about the world we live in

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: Whenever we go to the seaside, we live in a hotel.
GOOD: Whenever we go to the seaside, we stay at a hotel.
BAD: At the hotel, we lived in room 101.
GOOD: At the hotel, we stayed in room 101.

Usage Note:
stay at/in a hotel, youth hostel, etc (NOT live in ): 'In London we usually stay at the Savoy.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: people who live in glass houses should not throw stones

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 14.0
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