Definition of living

  1. living Verb Present participle of live
  2. living Adjective Having life.
  3. living Adjective In use or existing.
  4. living Adjective Of everyday life.
  5. living Adjective True to life.
  6. living Adjective (used as an intensifier)
  7. living Noun The state of being alive.
  8. living Noun Financial means; a means of maintaining life; livelihood
  9. living Noun A style of life.
  10. living Noun A position in a church (usually the Church of England) that has attached to it a source of income. The holder of the position receives its revenue for the performance of stipulated duties.
  11. live Verb To be alive; to have life.
  12. live Verb To have permanent residence somewhere.
  13. live Verb To survive; to persevere; to continue.
  14. live Verb To cope.
  15. live Verb To spend, as one's life; to pass; to maintain; to continue in, constantly or habitually.
  16. live Verb To act habitually in conformity with; to practice.
  17. live Adjective Having life; that is alive. Used attributively.
  18. live Adjective Seen or heard from a broadcast, as it happens.
  19. live Adjective Of a performance or speech, in person.
  20. live Adjective Of a recorded performance, made in front of an audience, or not having been edited after recording.
  21. live Adjective Of firearms or explosives, capable of causing harm.
  22. live Adjective Electrically charged or energized, usually indicating that the item may cause electrocution if touched.
  23. live Adjective Being a bet which can be raised by the bettor, usually in reference to a blind or straddle.
  24. live Adjective Featuring humans; not animated, in the phrases "live actors" or "live action".
  25. live Adverb Of an event, as it happens; in real time; direct.
  26. live Adverb Of making a performance or speech, in person.
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