HyperDic: living

English > 10 senses of the word living:
NOUNcognitionliving, lifethe experience of being alive
grouplivingpeople who are still living
stateliving, animation, life, alivenessthe condition of living or the state of being alive
possessionliving, support, keep, livelihood, bread and butter, sustenancethe financial means whereby one lives
ADJECTIVEpertlivingpertaining to living persons
alllivingtrue to life
allliving(informal) absolute
allliving, survivingstill in existence
alllivingstill in active use
allliving(used of minerals or stone / stone) in its natural state and place
living > pronunciation
Soundslih'vihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > living: 10 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningpertaining to living persons.
Example"within living memory"
Nounslivingpeople who are still living
English > living: 10 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtrue to life; lifelike.
Example"the living image of her mother"
BroaderrealisticAware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
Spanishvivo
Catalanviu, vivent
English > living: 10 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(informal) absolute.
Examples
  • "she is a living doll"
  • "scared the living daylights out of them"
  • "beat the living hell out of him"
Broaderabsoluteperfect or complete or pure
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
intensifier, intensiveA modifier that has little meaning / meaning except to intensify the meaning / meaning it modifies
English > living: 10 senses > adjective 4
MeaningStill in existence.
Example"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"
Synonymsurviving
BroaderextantStill in existence
Spanishsobreviviente, viviente, vivo
Catalansupervivent
English > living: 10 senses > adjective 5
MeaningStill in active use.
Example"a living language"
BroaderextantStill in existence
English > living: 10 senses > adjective 6
Meaning(used of minerals or stone / stone) in its natural state and place; not mined or quarried.
Example"carved into the living stone"
BroaderliveExerting force or containing energy
English > living: 10 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities.
Synonymlife
BroaderexperienceThe content of direct observation or participation in an event
Spanishexistencia, vida
Catalanexistència
Verbslivelead a certain kind of life
English > living: 10 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningPeople who are still living.
Example"save your pity for the living"
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
OppositedeadPeople who are no longer living
Adjectiveslivingpertaining to living persons
English > living: 10 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe condition of living or the state of being alive.
Synonymsanimation, life, aliveness
Attributesalive, livepossessing life
deadno longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life
Narrowereternal life, life eternalLife without beginning or end
skinA person's skin regarded as their life
survival, enduranceA state of surviving
Broaderbeing, beingness, existence, face of the earthThe state or fact of existing
Spanishanimación, vida
Catalananimació
Verbslivehave life, be alive
English > living: 10 senses > noun 4, possession
MeaningThe financial means whereby one lives.
Synonymssupport, keep, livelihood, bread and butter, sustenance
Narrowercomforts, creature comforts, amenities, conveniencesthings that make you comfortable / comfortable and at ease
maintenancemeans of maintenance of a family or group
meal ticketA source of income or livelihood
subsistenceminimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
Broaderresourceavailable source of wealth
Spanishmanutención, sustentación, sustento
Catalanmanutenció, sustentacle

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