live 英 [lɪv] 美 [lɪv]
adj. 活的；生动的；实况转播的 v. 生活，居住；
进行时:living 过去式:lived 过去分词:lived 第三人称单数:lives 名词复数:lives
- The verb live means remain alive. If you hope to live until you're 100, start eating vegetables.
- adj. 活的；生动的；实况转播的
- v. 生活，居住；
1. live animals
2. The club has live music most nights.
3. She lives for her work.
4. to live in a house
5. She lived a very peaceful life.
6. Spiders can live for several days without food.
- live (adj.) 1540s, "having life, not dead," a shortening of alive (q.v.). From 1610s of fire, coal, etc., "burning, glowing;" 1640s of things, conditions, etc., "full of active power;" sense of "containing unspent energy or power" (live ammunition) is from 1799. Meaning "in-person, not recorded" (of performance) is first attested 1934. Live wire is attested from 1890, "circuit through which an electric current is flowing;" figurative sense of "active person" is from 1903. Jocular real live "genuine" is from 1887. The older adjective is lively.
- live (v.) Middle English, from Old English lifian (Anglian), libban (West Saxon) "to be, be alive, have life; continue in life; to experience," also "to supply oneself with food, procure a means of subsistence; pass life in a specified fashion," from Proto-Germanic *liben (source also of Old Norse lifa "to be left; to live; to live on," of fire, "to burn;" Old Frisian libba, German leben, Gothic liban "to live"), from PIE root *leip- "to stick, adhere," forming words meaning "to remain, continue."