(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. i. exist, be alive; abide; subsist, survive. See life, abode.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Active]
Syn. energetic, vital, vivid; see active 2 .
2. [Not dead]
Syn. aware, conscious, existing; see alive 1 .
3. [Not taped or filmed]
Syn. broadcast direct, unrehearsed, in the flesh*; see real 2 .
1. [To have life]
Syn. exist, breathe, be alive; see be 1 .
2. [To enjoy life]
Syn. relish, savor, experience, love, delight in, live richly, make every moment count, have rich experiences, experience life to the full, live abundantly, make the most of life, take the earth's bounty, have a meaningful existence, take pleasure in, get a Great deal from life, live it up*.
Ant. suffer*, endure pain, be discouraged.
3. [To dwell]
Syn. live in, inhabit, abide; see dwell , reside .
4. [To gain subsistence]
Syn. remain, continue, earn a living, support oneself, acquire a livelihood, earn money, get ahead, provide for one's needs, make ends meet, maintain oneself; see also earn 2 , profit 2 , subsist .
5. [To persist in human memory]
Syn. prevail, remain, survive, last, be remembered, be unforgotten, live on in men's minds; see also endure 1 .
where one lives*,
Syn. personally, in a sensitive area, in a vulnerable area, at one's heart; see painfully 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. exist live and breathe, draw breath, survive, be alive, function, subsist, persist, endure, last.
2. reside dwell, inhabit, occupy, lodge, *hang one s hat.
ANT.: 1. die, expire, perish
1. living alive, breathing, animate, vital, conscious, *alive and kicking, viable.
2. lively energetic, dynamic, hot, operative, active, vigorous, spirited.
ANT.: 1. dead, inanimate, lifeless. 2. dead, cold
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To have reality or life: be, breathe, exist, subsist. See BE. 2. To have as one's domicile, usually for an extended period: abide, domicile, dwell, house, reside. See PLACE. 3. To maintain existence in a certain way: feed, subsist. See INGESTION. 4. To go through (life) in a certain way: lead, pass, pursue. See BE.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Marked by or exhibiting life: alive, animate, animated, living, vital. See LIVE. 2. Of great current interest: red-hot. Informal: hot. See EXCITE.

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