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(adj., adverb, adj.sat, verb)


There are 19 meanings of the word Lives.

Lives - as an adjective

Actually being performed at the time of hearing or viewing

Example: "A live television program"

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Exerting force or containing energy

Example: "Live coals"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Possessing life

Example: "The happiest person alive"

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Lives - as an adverb

Not recorded

Example: "The opera was broadcast live"

Lives - as an adjective satellite

Highly reverberant

Example: "A live concert hall"

Charged with an explosive

Example: "Live ammunition"

Elastic; rebounds readily

Example: "Clean bouncy hair"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Abounding with life and energy

Example: "The club members are a really live bunch"

In current use or ready for use

Example: "Live copy is ready to be set in type or already set but not yet proofread"

Of current relevance

Example: "A live issue"

Charged or energized with electricity

Example: "A hot wire"

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Capable of erupting

Example: "A live volcano"

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Lives - as a verb

Be an inhabitant of or reside in

Example: "People lived in africa millions of years ago"

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Lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style

Example: "We had to live frugally after the war"

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Continue to live and avoid dying

Example: "We went without water and food for 3 days"

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endure7go3hold outhold uplast4live onsurvive13
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Support oneself

Example: "He could barely exist on such a low wage"

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Have life, be alive

Example: "Our great leader is no more"

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Have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations

Example: "I know the feeling!"

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
experience21go throughsee3
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Pursue a positive and satisfying existence

Example: "You must accept yourself and others if you really want to live"

Example Sentences

"She values her family and puts their needs before her own, always prioritizing their lives."
"The city has a vibrant nightlife, with people from all walks of life enjoying their lives."
"The book offers a unique perspective on the lives of historical figures."
"The lives of endangered animals are at risk due to habitat destruction."
"Many people strive for a work-life balance to lead well-rounded lives."
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Word Game Points

Is LIVES a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, lives is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

LIVES has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is LIVES a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, lives is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
LIVES has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 10.

Is LIVES a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, lives is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
LIVES has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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