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.
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
Given the set of circumstances we're all living in with coronavirus, everyone trying to still make a living, for the federal government to start targeting private business and people seems unconscionable to me.
World history is made and lost on population, the fight for living space and the fight to hold on to living space, anyone who says different is either delusional or lying. Any way you look at it, the strongest always wins.
Is this a life ? Do you even think you are living ?
Today, I have two goals : returning to the NFL, and living my life openly, those two objectives shouldn't be in conflict. But judging from the fact that there isn't a single openly LGBTQ player in the NFL, NBA, Major League Baseball or the NHL, brings me pause. I want to change that.
I hope that these findings will convince the world of cancer treatment that rapid, functional measurements of how a patient's actual living tumor cells react to a variety of cancer therapies can be at least as valuable in determining the best way to treat each patient, this is functional precision medicine, getting the right drugs to the right patient.
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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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