Definitions for livingˈlɪv ɪŋ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word living
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
having life; being alive.
in actual existence or use; extant:
active or thriving; vigorous; strong:
a living faith.
pertaining to or suitable for human activity or existence:
of or pertaining to living persons:
within living memory.
lifelike; true to life:
The statue is the living image of him.
being in its natural state or place:
living rock; a living brook.
burning or glowing; live.
very; absolute (used as an intensifier):
to scare the living daylights out of someone.
(n.)the act or condition of a person or thing that lives.
the means of maintaining life; livelihood:
to earn a living.
a particular manner, state, or status of life:
the living, living persons collectively.
Brit. the benefice of a cleric.
Category: British, Religion
Origin of living:
the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
"he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"
people who are still living
"save your pity for the living"
animation, life, living, aliveness(noun)
the condition of living or the state of being alive
"while there's life there's hope"; "life depends on many chemical and physical processes"
support, keep, livelihood, living, bread and butter, sustenance(adj)
the financial means whereby one lives
"each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
pertaining to living persons
"within living memory"
true to life; lifelike
"the living image of her mother"
"she is a living doll"; "scared the living daylights out of them"; "beat the living hell out of him"
still in existence
"the Wollemi pine found in Australia is a surviving specimen of a conifer thought to have been long extinct and therefore known as a living fossil"; "the only surviving frontier blockhouse in Pennsylvania"
still in active use
"a living language"
(used of minerals or stone) in its natural state and place; not mined or quarried
"carved into the living stone";
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
alive, not dead
living creatures; He's a living legend.
money you earn that brings you the things you need to live
He'll never be able to make/earn a living from selling his paintings.
to do a particular job
I have no idea what she does for a living.
the way sb lives their life
The state of being alive.
Financial means; a means of maintaining life; livelihood
What do you do for a living?
A style of life.
A position in a church (usually the Church of England) that has attached to it a source of income. The holder of the position receives its revenue for the performance of stipulated duties.
In use or existing.
Hunanese is a living language.
Of everyday life.
These living conditions are deplorable.
True to life.
This is the living image of Fidel Castro.
(used as an intensifier)
He almost beat the living daylights out of me.
the state of one who, or that which, lives; lives; life; existence
manner of life; as, riotous living; penurious living; earnest living
means of subsistence; sustenance; estate
power of continuing life; the act of living, or living comfortably
the benefice of a clergyman; an ecclesiastical charge which a minister receives
Living is the second album by Irish musician Paddy Casey, it was released on October 17, 2003. It was re-released with a bonus disc featuring B-sides and live tracks on November 26, 2004.
The Roycroft Dictionary
A mode of wasting time from the cradle to the grave consecrated by immemorial usage.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'living' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1392
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'living' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1022
Rank popularity for the word 'living' in Nouns Frequency: #987
Rank popularity for the word 'living' in Adjectives Frequency: #374
Translations for living
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
having life; being alive
a living creature; The aim of the project was to discover if there was anything living on Mars.
- bestaan, leweAfrikaans
- vivoPortuguese (BR)
- ζωντανός, έμψυχοςGreek
- vivente, vivoItalian
- 살아 있는Korean
- gyvas, gyvenantisLithuanian
- żywy, żyjącyPolish
- canlı, yaşayanTurkish
- 活的Chinese (Trad.)
- живий; що існуєUkrainian
- đang tồn tạiVietnamese
- 活的Chinese (Simp.)
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