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Live

Definition
verb
(1) To be alive; have life; to possess the capacity and the characteristic of life
(2) To dwell; to exist, inhabit, or flourish in a particular place
(3) To subsist or be nourished with
(4) to depend its existence on
(5) To desire to survive; to survive
adjective
(1) Possessing life
(2) Characterized by life (e.g live births)
(3) Containing organisms (living or attenuated)
Supplement
Word origin: From Old English libban, lifian (to live)
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