Origin of living
Synonyms for living
Antonyms for living
Examples from the Web for non-living
Historical Examples of non-living
Is the line to be so drawn as to admit any of the non-living within the body?Luck or Cunning
The mineral kingdom of the non-living passes into the living.The Gospel Of Evolution
Protoplasm differs from non-living matter in three respects.The Chemistry of Plant Life
Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
How in general are the phenomena of life related to those of the non-living world?Biology
Edmund Beecher Wilson
Thus matter, living or non-living, could be flashed tremendous distances in a second!
- possessing life; not dead
- (as collective noun preceded by the)the living
"alive," also "residing, staying," c.1200, from present participle of live (v.)).
"living persons," late Old English; early 14c. as "the fact of dwelling in some place," from Old English lifiende "that lives or has life," present participle of lifan (see live (v.)). The meaning "action, process, or method of gaining one's livelihood" is attested from c.1400.