Definition Of live


(of a question or subject) of current or continuing interest and importance.

the future organization of Europe has become a live issue

(of a wire or device) connected to a source of electric current.

He died as a live electric wire fell down into river.

as or at an actual event or performance.

the match will be televised live

make one's home in a particular place or with a particular person.

I've lived in New England all my life

not dead or inanimate; living.

live animals

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Example Of live

  • live music

  • A live , attenuated influenza virus vaccine is nearing approval in the United States.

  • A live bomb travelled more than 20 miles through south Essex in the rush-hour before being discovered.

  • A live coal from the altar has touched his lips, and they are purified.

  • a live performance

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