Adjective Definition


1.Definition: abounding with life and energy

"The club members are a really live bunch"

2.Definition: actually being performed at the time of hearing or viewing

"A live television program", "Brought to you live from Lincoln Center", "Live entertainment involves performers actually in the physical presence of a live audience"

Related Adjective(s):unrecorded

3.Definition: capable of erupting

"A live volcano", "The volcano is very much alive"

Related Adjective(s):alive

4.Definition: charged or energized with electricity

"A live wire"

Related Adjective(s):hot

5.Definition: charged with an explosive

"Live ammunition", "A live bomb"

6.Definition: elastic; rebounds readily

"A lively tennis ball"

Related Adjective(s):bouncy, lively, resilient, springy

7.Definition: exerting force or containing energy

"Live coals", "Tossed a live cigarette out the window", "Got a shock from a live wire", "Live ore is unmined ore", "A live bomb", "A live ball is one in play"

8.Definition: highly reverberant

"A live concert hall"

9.Definition: in current use or ready for use

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

10.Definition: of current relevance

"A live issue", "Still a live option"

11.Definition: possessing life

"The happiest person alive", "The nerve is alive", "Doctors are working hard to keep him alive", "Burned alive", "A live canary"

Related Adjective(s):alive

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