What does LIVING mean?

Definitions for LIVING
ˈlɪv ɪŋLIVING

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. life, living(noun)

    the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities

    "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"

  2. living(noun)

    people who are still living

    "save your pity for the living"

  3. 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"

  4. 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"

  5. living(adj)

    pertaining to living persons

    "within living memory"

  6. living(adj)

    true to life; lifelike

    "the living image of her mother"

  7. living(adj)

    (informal) absolute

    "she is a living doll"; "scared the living daylights out of them"; "beat the living hell out of him"

  8. surviving, living(adj)

    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"

  9. living(adj)

    still in active use

    "a living language"

  10. living(a)(adj)

    (used of minerals or stone) in its natural state and place; not mined or quarried

    "carved into the living stone";

Wiktionary

  1. living(Noun)

    The state of being alive.

  2. living(Noun)

    Financial means; a means of maintaining life; livelihood

    What do you do for a living?

  3. living(Noun)

    A style of life.

    plain living

  4. living(Noun)

    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.

  5. living(Adjective)

    Having life.

  6. living(Adjective)

    In use or existing.

    Hunanese is a living language.

  7. living(Adjective)

    Of everyday life.

    These living conditions are deplorable.

  8. living(Adjective)

    True to life.

    This is the living image of Fidel Castro.

  9. living(Adjective)

    (used as an intensifier)

    He almost beat the living daylights out of me.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Living

    of Live

    Etymology: [From Live, v. i.]

  2. Living(noun)

    the state of one who, or that which, lives; lives; life; existence

    Etymology: [From Live, v. i.]

  3. Living(noun)

    manner of life; as, riotous living; penurious living; earnest living

    Etymology: [From Live, v. i.]

  4. Living(noun)

    means of subsistence; sustenance; estate

    Etymology: [From Live, v. i.]

  5. Living(noun)

    power of continuing life; the act of living, or living comfortably

    Etymology: [From Live, v. i.]

  6. Living(noun)

    the benefice of a clergyman; an ecclesiastical charge which a minister receives

    Etymology: [From Live, v. i.]

Freebase

  1. Living

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Living

    liv′ing, adj. having life: active, lively: producing action or vigour: running or flowing, as opposed to stagnant.—n. means of subsistence: manner of life: a property: the benefice of a clergyman.—Living rock, rock in its native state or location; Living room, a sitting-room for general family use; Living wage, a wage on which it is possible for a workman and his family to live fairly.—The living, those alive.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. living

    A mode of wasting time from the cradle to the grave consecrated by immemorial usage.

Editors Contribution

  1. Living

    A drop of sense Can save you an ocean of tears.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 22, 2020  
  2. Living

    To live for a political party is unworthy of a man who professes to be a Christian.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 27, 2020  
  3. living

    A form of existence.

    Living life with purpose is a true gift to the soul.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2020  
  4. Living

    Verb form of the word live.

    They live a simple life together in perfect harmony.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LIVING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1392

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LIVING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1022

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LIVING' in Nouns Frequency: #987

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LIVING' in Adjectives Frequency: #374

How to pronounce LIVING?

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How to say LIVING in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LIVING in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LIVING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of LIVING in a Sentence

  1. David Voepel:

    The problem is hospitals suck up more of that PPE and the bigger contracts will get the PPE, whereas assisted living communities won't get it as much.

  2. William Hurt:

    What this project does is it moves the future into our living room and asks questions in a blunt and organic way about what our visceral reactions would be, which is the best way to entertain your imagination of what this whole issue is about.

  3. Shoryu Bradley:

    The study of the self. This is the foundational practice of Buddhism. Basically it's the whole point. So what is the point... What is this really about? To study the self addresses everything we encounter in life. We can't encounter anything but the self actually. It's about our entire experience of living. Of life and death. It addresses questions such as Who am I?, What is the nature of my suffering? ... And my well-being, What is my place in this world?, What is my relationship to the things I encounter? ... And ultimately How do I live a life of meaning and energy?

  4. Michael Heemels:

    At a certain point, I lost my grip on reality and was living in a fantasy world, fooling and cheating everyone around me.

  5. Henri-Frédéric Amiel:

    You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.

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