live ilve lvie vlie ivle vile liev ilev leiv eliv ielv eilv lvei vlei levi elvi veli evli ivel viel ievl eivl veil evil
Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word live. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in live.
Definitions and meaning of live
From Middle Englishliven, libben, from Old Englishlifian, libban(“to live; be alive”), from Proto-Germanic*libjaną, from Proto-Indo-European*leyp-(“leave, cling, linger”). Cognate with Saterland Frisianlieuwje(“to live”), West Frisianlibje(“to live”), Dutchleven(“to live”), German Low Germanleven, lęven(“to live”), Germanleben(“to live”), Swedishleva(“to live”), Icelandiclifa(“to live”), Gothic𐌻𐌹𐌱𐌰𐌽(liban, “to live”).
(only used attributively) Having life; that is alive.
The post office will not ship live animals.
Being in existence; actual
He is a live example of the consequences of excessive drinking.
Having active properties; being energized.
Operational; in actual use rather than in testing etc.
(programming) Of an object or value: that may potentially be used in the future execution of a program.
Taken from a living animal.
(engineering) Imparting power; having motion.
the live spindle of a lathe
a live, or driving, axle
(sports) Still in active play.
a live ball
(broadcasting) Seen or heard from a broadcast, as it happens.
The station presented a live news program every evening.
Of a performance or speech, in person.
This nightclub has a live band on weekends.
(entertainment, performing) Recorded in front of an audience and not having been edited after recording.
a live album
Of firearms or explosives, capable of causing harm.
The air force practices dropping live bombs on the uninhabited island.
(circuitry) Electrically charged or energized, usually indicating that the item may cause electrocution if touched.
Use caution when working near live wires.
(poker) Being a bet which can be raised by the bettor, usually in reference to a blind or straddle.
Tommy's blind was live, so he was given the option to raise.
Featuring humans; not animated, in the phrases “live actors” or “live action”.
Being in a state of ignition; burning.
a live coal; live embers
(obsolete) Full of earnestness; active; wide awake; glowing.
a live man, or orator
(obsolete) Vivid; bright.
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the live carnation
Live in the sense of "having life" is used only attributively (before a noun), as in "live animals". Predicatively (after the noun), alive is used, as in "be alive". Living may be used either attributively or predicatively.
(having life):living, alive; see also Thesaurus:alive
(being in existence):real
(in person):in person, in the flesh
(capable of causing harm):blank, dummy
(electrically charged):neutral, dead
(as it happens):recorded, prerecorded
live (comparativemore live, superlativemost live)
Of an event, as it happens; in real time; direct.
The concert was broadcast live by radio.
Of making a performance or speech, in person.
He'll be appearing live at the auditorium.
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live in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
live in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
Levi, Viel, evil, veil, vile, vlei
Verbal form of the noun liv(“life”).
IPA(key): /liːvə/, [ˈliːʊ̯ə], [ˈliːʊ]
live (imperativeliv, infinitiveat live, present tenseliver, past tenselivede, perfect tensehar livet)
Used with op(“up”): live op
Borrowed from Englishlive.
live(as it happens)
(neologism) on the left
lipeä + -e
IPA(key): /ˈliʋeˣ/, [ˈliʋe̞(ʔ)]
IPA(key): /ˈliʋe/, [ˈliʋe̞]
live (not comparable)
Chiefly used as modifier in compound terms:
Almost always used in essive singular when used independently:
He esiintyvät tänään livenä areenalla.
They will perform live today at the arena.
Elvi, Veli, ilve, veli
(broadcast, event) live (at it happens, in real time, directly)
There is no adjective corresponding to live, but it can form compounds (see below).
live in Duden online
Performed or recorded live
second-person singular present active imperative of līveō