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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Live  \Live\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lived};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Living}.]  [OE.  liven,  livien,  AS  libban,  lifian;  akin  to 
  OS  libbian  D.  leven,  G.  leben,  OHG.  leb[=e]n,  Dan.  leve, 
  Sw  lefva  Icel.  lifa  to  live,  to  be  left  to  remain,  Goth. 
  liban  to  live;  akin  to  E.  leave  to  forsake,  and  life,  Gr 
  liparei^n  to  persist,  liparo`s  oily,  shining,  sleek,  li`pos 
  fat,  lard,  Skr.  lip  to  anoint,  smear;  --  the  first  sense 
  prob.  was  to  cleave  to  stick  to  hence  to  remain,  stay; 
  and  hence  to  live.] 
  1.  To  be  alive;  to  have  life;  to  have  as  an  animal  or  a 
  plant,  the  capacity  of  assimilating  matter  as  food,  and  to 
  be  dependent  on  such  assimilation  for  a  continuance  of 
  existence;  as  animals  and  plants  that  live  to  a  great  age 
  are  long  in  reaching  maturity. 
 
  Thus  saith  the  Lord  God  unto  these  bones;  Behold,  I 
  will  .  .  .  lay  sinews  upon  you  and  will  bring  up 
  flesh  upon  you  and  cover  you  with  skin,  and  put 
  breath  in  you  and  ye  shall  live.  --Ezek. 
  xxxvii  5,  6. 
 
  2.  To  pass  one's  time;  to  pass  life  or  time  in  a  certain 
  manner,  as  to  habits,  conduct,  or  circumstances;  as  to 
  live  in  ease  or  affluence;  to  live  happily  or  usefully. 
 
  O  death,  how  bitter  is  the  remembrance  of  thee  to  a 
  man  that  liveth  at  rest  in  his  possessions! 
  --Ecclus.  xli. 
  1. 
 
  3.  To  make  one's  abiding  place  or  home;  to  abide;  to  dwell; 
  to  reside. 
 
  Jacob  lived  in  the  land  of  Egypt  seventeen  years. 
  --Gen.  xlvii. 
  28. 
 
  4.  To  be  or  continue  in  existence;  to  exist;  to  remain;  to  be 
  permanent;  to  last  --  said  of  inanimate  objects,  ideas, 
  etc 
 
  Men's  evil  manners  live  in  brass;  their  virtues  We 
  write  in  water.  --Shak. 
 
  5.  To  enjoy  or  make  the  most  of  life;  to  be  in  a  state  of 
  happiness. 
 
  What  greater  curse  could  envious  fortune  give  Than 
  just  to  die  when  I  began  to  live?  --Dryden. 
 
  6.  To  feed;  to  subsist;  to  be  nourished  or  supported;  --  with 
  on  as  horses  live  on  grass  and  grain. 
 
  7.  To  have  a  spiritual  existence;  to  be  quickened,  nourished, 
  and  actuated  by  divine  influence  or  faith. 
 
  The  just  shall  live  by  faith.  --Gal.  iii. 
  ll 
 
  8.  To  be  maintained  in  life;  to  acquire  a  livelihood;  to 
  subsist;  --  with  on  or  by  as  to  live  on  spoils. 
 
  Those  who  live  by  labor.  --Sir  W. 
  Temple. 
 
  9.  To  outlast  danger;  to  float;  --  said  of  a  ship,  boat, 
  etc.;  as  no  ship  could  live  in  such  a  storm. 
 
  A  strong  mast  that  lived  upon  the  sea.  --Shak. 
 
  {To  live  out},  to  be  at  service;  to  live  away  from  home  as  a 
  servant.  [U.  S.] 
 
  {To  live  with}. 
  a  To  dwell  or  to  be  a  lodger  with 
  b  To  cohabit  with  to  have  intercourse  with  as  male 
  with  female. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lived  \Lived\,  a. 
  Having  life;  --  used  only  in  composition;  as  long-lived; 
  short-lived. 




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