Old man, are you going to be with us at the livest Friendship Feed the alumni of the good old U have ever known?
But don't forget that what you need most is the livest press agent you can find.
These figures indicate that the library is serving directly only about 50 per cent of the livest business men of the town.
Our muscles are not only the largest, but the "livest" part of our bodies.
Thou that livest by their loves and their myriad plightings of troth and myriad marriages!
"I'm the livest girl you ever saw," she replied, with a little low laugh of joy.
It is the outlet to a grain country superior to that behind Buenos Aires, and is the livest commercial city in Argentina.
Even Thine, O Lord, who livest and reignest forever and ever.
Shun thy evil companions, live soberly, and thou hast enough to make thee rich for as long as thou livest.
I tell you, my friend, I shall be the livest man in that room!
Old English lifian (Anglian), libban (West Saxon) "to be, to live, have life; to experience," also "to supply oneself with food, to pass life (in some condition)," from Proto-Germanic *liben (cf. Old Norse lifa "to live, remain," Old Frisian libba, German leben, Gothic liban "to live"), from PIE root *leip- "to remain, continue" (cf. Greek liparein "to persist, persevere;" see leave). Meaning "to make a residence, dwell" is from c.1200. Related: Lived; living.
According to the Dutch Prouerbe ... Leuen ende laetan leuen, To liue and to let others liue. [Malynes, 1622]To live it up "live gaily and extravagantly" is from 1903. To live up to "act in accordance with" is 1690s, from earlier live up "live on a high (moral or mental) level" (1680s). To live (something) down "outwear (some slander or embarrassment)" is from 1842. To live with "cohabit as husband and wife" is attested from 1749; sense of "to put up with" is attested from 1937. Expression live and learn is attested from c.1620.
1540s, "having life," later (1610s) "burning, glowing," a shortening of alive (q.v.). Sense of "containing unspent energy or power" (live ammunition, etc.) is from 1799. Meaning "in-person" (of performance) is first attested 1934. Live wire is attested from 1890; figurative sense of "active person" is from 1903.
Having life; alive.
Capable of replicating in a host's cells.
Containing living microorganisms or active virus, as a vaccine.