/ (viːv) /

  1. long live; up with (a specified person or thing)

Origin of vive

from French

Words Nearby vive

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How to use vive in a sentence

  • The years passed on, and at last there came a time when the voice which shouted 'vive Bourgoyne!'

    Belgium | George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
  • Almost instantly there arose the old admiring cries of, "vive Napoleon!"

  • The minions had not allowed him to be ignorant of what had passed, and he had heard the people cry, "vive le roi!"

    Chicot the Jester | Alexandre Dumas, Pere