Definitions for Living
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word 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, alivenessnoun
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, sustenanceadjective
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";
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from live.
The Arcadians fought as in unknown place, having no succour but in their hands; the Helots, as in their own place, fighting for their livings, wives, and children. Philip Sidney.
All they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living. Mark.
There is no living without trusting some body or other, in some cases. Roger L'Estrange, Fables.
For ourselves we may a living make. Hubberd’s Tale.
Then may I set the world on wheels, when she can spin for her living. William Shakespeare.
Issac and his wife, now dig for your life,
Or shortly you’ll dig for your living. John Denham.
Actors must represent such things as they are capable to perform, and by which both they and the scribbler may get their living. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.
Some of our ministers having the livings of the country offered unto them, without pains, will, neither for any love of God, nor for all the good they may do, by winning souls to God, be drawn forth from their warm nests. Edmund Spenser.
The parson of the parish preaching against adultery, Mrs. Bull told her husband, that they would join to have him turned out of his living for using personal reflections. Arbuth.
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
Etymology: [From Live, v. i.]
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
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
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
The numerical value of Living in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Living in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
This time last year I felt a lot better living in Fortress Australia than I did America, because it seemed quite chaotic over there.
The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
People who say cost of living has nothing to do with Brexit are in denial, in the long run, it's reducing imports and exports and that is likely to make Boris Johnson somewhat poorer than Boris Johnson otherwise would have been.
Four years ago, Milo was born and all the heartache pain of my past finally made sense. I love you, son. I'll teach you all that I have. i would say that love that you feel is so profound that it is life altering, but it is like living with your heart outside of your body because you allow yourself to love so deeply you become so incredibly vulnerable, and with those vulnerabilities you are able to explore who are as a human.
I am scared, yet, I believe that I'm living in a time when if I don't speak up for my child and if I don't stand up for what's right in America, I don't know what the next generation will be left with.
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Translations for Living
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- тормошсан, тереBashkir
- viuCatalan, Valencian
- lebend, Lebensunterhalt, LebenGerman
- επιούσιος, ζωή, έμβιος, ζωντανόςGreek
- trabajo, ganarse la vida, estilo de vidaSpanish
- زندگي كردنPersian
- eläminen, ansio-, elintapa, elämä, elo, elin-, työ, elollinen, elinkeino, elävä, elämäntapaFinnish
- vivant, vieFrench
- սաղ, կենդանիArmenian
- 暮らし, 生活Japanese
- iináNavajo, Navaho
- życie, żywyPolish
- жизненный, средства к существованию, живой, жить, жизньRussian
- živući, živjeti, живети, živa, živuća, жива, живјети, živetiSerbo-Croatian
- levande, livSwedish
- జీవించి ఉన్నTelugu
- cuộc sốngVietnamese
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