live verb Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “live” - Learner’s Dictionary

live

verb     /lɪv/
ALIVE [I]
B1 to be alive: She only lived a few days after the accident. I hope I live to see my grandchildren.Life and living
live at/in/near, etc
A1 to have your home somewhere: I still remember the house we lived in. They live in New York. We live near each other. Where do you live?Living or sleeping somewhereHome
WAY OF LIVING [I, T]
B1 to spend your life in a particular way: Many people are living in poverty. She lived a full life.Life and living
I'll never live it down! humorous
something you say about an embarrassing experience that other people will not forgetEmbarrassing
(Definition of live verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
by ,
June 22, 2016
by Liz Walter On June 23rd, Britain will decide whether or not to remain part of the European Union (EU). I’m more than happy to bore friends with my own views on the subject, but the purpose of this post is simply to highlight the language of the debate. The precise question we will be answering

Read More 

Word of the Day

act something out

to perform the actions and say the words of a situation or story

Word of the Day

foodfie noun
foodfie noun
June 20, 2016
informal a photograph of the food that you are eating Foodfie on Instagram

Read More