having life, a life, or lives, as specified (usually used in combination): a many-lived cat.
- half-lived, adjective
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How to use lived in a sentence
Most coup members “lived in the diaspora in the United States and Germany,” Faal said.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country | Jacob Siegel | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The fear of…Dad, of the war…yes, that…but something else…the fear that life is nor being lived right here now.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile | Robert Ward | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Could he have won the White House in 1992, and if he had, would he have lived up to his ideals?
We are not told that Cooper had been able to vote without hindrance when she lived in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’ | Gary May | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
That is the difference between the protections embedded in our Bill of Rights and the lived lives of our citizenry.
But one thing remained for Felipe now, If Ramona lived, he would find her, and restore to her this her rightful property.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
At this moment Mrs. Chepstow lived in Isaacson's thought that she looked younger, less faded, and more beautiful.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
But before he could even sow that year's crop, he would have to see a certain banker who lived in Nebraska.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
Blamed ef I'd lived in a country all my life, ef I wouldn't know better'n to git caught out in such weather's this!Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
Prud'hon, in humiliation and despair, lived in a solitude almost complete.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
British Dictionary definitions for -lived
having or having had a life as specified: short-lived
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