US: /ˈɫaɪv/, /ˈɫɪv/

English Vietnamese dictionary

live /liv /
  • nội động từ
    • sống
      • as we live we will fight oppression and exploitation: chừng nào còn chung sống chúng ta còn đấu tranh chống áp bức và bóc lột
      • Marx's name will live for ever: tên của Mác sẽ sống mãi
      • Lenin's memory lives: Lê-nin vẫn sống mâi trong tâm trí mọi người
      • long live communism: chủ nghĩa cộng sản muôn năm
    • ở, trú tại
      • to live in Hanoi: sống ở Hà nội
    • thoát nạn (tàu thuỷ)
    • ngoại động từ
      • sống
        • to live a quiet life: sống một cuộc đời bình lặng
      • thực hiện được (trong cuộc sống)
        • to live one's dream: thực hiện được giấc mơ của mình
      • to live by
        • kiếm sống bằng
      • to live by honest labour: kiếm sống bằng cách làm ăn lương thiện
      • to live down
        • để thời gian làm quên đi, để thời gian làm xoá nhoà
      • live down one's sorrow: để thời gian làm quên nỗi buồn
      • phá tan, làm mất đi bằng thái độ cư xử đứng đắn (thành kiến, lỗi lầm...)
        • to live down a prejudice against one: bằng cách sống đứng đắn phá tan thành kiến của người ta đối với mình
      • to live in
        • ở nơi làm việc; ở ngay trong khu làm việc
      • to live on (upon)
        • sống bằng
      • to live on fruit: sống bằng hoa quả
      • to live on hope: sống bằng hy vọng
      • to live out
        • sống sót
      • sống qua được (người ốm)
        • the patient lives out the night: bệnh nhân qua được đêm
      • sống ở ngoài nơi làm việc
      • to live through
        • sống sót, trải qua
      • to live through a storm: sống sót sau một trận bão
      • to live up to
        • sống theo
      • to live up to one's income: sống ở mức đúng với thu nhập của mình
      • to live up to one's reputation: sống (cư xử) xứng đáng với thanh danh của mình
      • to live up to one's principles: thực hiện những nguyên tắc của mình
      • to live up to one's word (promise): thực hiện lời hứa, giữ trọn lời hứa
      • to live with
        • sống với, sống chung với; chịu đựng, đành chịu (cái gì)
      • to live close
        • sống dè xẻn
      • to live in clover
        • (xem) clover
      • to live a double life
        • sống hai cuộc đời, đóng hai vai trò khác nhau trong cuộc sống
      • to live fast
        • (xem) fast
      • to live from hand to mouth
        • sống lần hồi, kiếm ngày nào ăn ngày nấy
      • to live hard
        • sống cực khổ
      • to live high
        • (xem) high
      • to live and let live
        • sống dĩ hoà vi quí, sống đèn nhà ai người ấy ráng, sống mũ ni che tai
      • to live in a small way
        • sống giản dị và bình lặng
      • to live well
        • ăn ngon[laiv]
    • tính từ
      • sống, hoạt động
        • to fish with a live bait: câu bằng mồi sống
      • (đùa cợt) thực (không phải ở trong tranh hay là đồ chơi)
        • a live horse: một con ngựa thực
      • đang cháy đỏ
        • live coal: than đang cháy đỏ
      • chưa nổ, chưa cháy
        • live bomb: bom chưa nổ
        • live match: diêm chưa đánh
      • đang quay
        • a live axle: trục quay
      • có dòng điện chạy qua
        • live wire: dây có dòng điện đang chạy qua; (nghĩa bóng) người sôi nổi; người năng nổ; người cương quyết
      • tại chỗ, trong lúc sự việc xảy ra
        • a live broadcast: buổi phát thanh tại chỗ (trận bóng đá...)
      • mạnh mẽ, đầy khí lực
      • nóng hổi, có tính chất thời sự
        • a live issue: vấn đề nóng hổi, vấn đề có tính chất thời s

    Advanced English dictionary

    verb-see also LIVE
    in a place
    1 [V +adv./prep.] to have your home in a particular place: to live in a house / an apartment + Where do you live? + She needs to find somewhere to live. + We used to live in London. + Both her children still live at home. + (BrE, informal) Where do these plates live (= where are they usually kept)?
    be alive
    2 to remain alive: [V] The doctors said he only had six months to live. + Spiders can live for several days without food. + [V to inf] She lived to see her first grandchild.
    3 [V] to be alive, especially at a particular time: When did Handel live? + He's the greatest player who ever lived.
    type of life
    4 to spend your life in a particular way: [VN] She lived a very peaceful life. + They lived their lives to the full. + [V] He lived in poverty most of his life. + [V-N] She lived and died a single woman.
    be remembered
    5 [V] to continue to exist or be remembered: This moment will live in our memory for many years to come. + Her words have lived with me all my life.
    have excitement
    6 [V] to have a full and exciting life: I don't want to be stuck in an office all my life-I want to live!
    Idioms: live and breathe sth to be very enthusiastic about sth: He just lives and breathes football.
    live and let live (saying) used to say that you should accept other people's opinions and behaviour even though they are different from your own
    live by your wits to earn money by clever or sometimes dishonest means
    live (from) hand to mouth to spend all the money you earn on basic needs such as food without being able to save any money
    live in the past to behave as though society, etc. has not changed, when in fact it has
    live in sin (old-fashioned or humorous) to live together and have a sexual relationship without being married
    live it up (informal) to enjoy yourself in an exciting way, usually spending a lot of money
    live a lie to keep sth important about yourself a secret from other people, so that they do not know what you really think, what you are really like, etc.
    live off the fat of the land to have enough money to be able to afford expensive things, food, drink, etc.
    live off the land to eat whatever food you can grow, kill or find yourself
    live to fight another day (saying) used to say that although you have failed or had a bad experience, you will continue
    you haven't lived used to tell sb that if they have not had a particular experience their life is not complete: You've never been to New York? You haven't lived!
    you live and learn used to express surprise at sth new or unexpected you have been told
    more at BORROW, CLOVER, HALF n., PEOPLE n., POCKET n., ROUGH adv.
    Phrasal Verbs: live by sth to follow a particular belief or set of principles: That's a philosophy I could live by.
    live by doing sth to earn money or to get the things you need by doing a particular thing: a community that lives by fishing
    live sth<->down to be able to make people forget about sth embarrassing you have done: She felt so stupid. She'd never be able to live it down.
    live for sb/sth to think that sb/sth is the main purpose of or the most important thing in your life: She lives for her work. + After his wife died, he had nothing to live for.
    live in to live at the place where you work or study: They have an au pair living in.
    See also - LIVE-IN
    live off sb/sth (often disapproving) to receive the money you need to live from sb/sth because you do not have any yourself: She's still living off her parents. + to live off welfare
    live off sth to have one particular type of food as the main thing you eat in order to live: He seems to live off junk food.
    live on to continue to live or exist: She died ten years ago but her memory lives on. + He lived on for fifteen years after his wife died.
    live on sth
    1 to eat a particular type of food to live: Small birds live mainly on insects.
    2 (often disapproving) to eat only or a lot of a particular type of food: She lives on burgers.
    3 to have enough money for the basic things you need to live: You can't live on forty pounds a week. + My salary isn't enough for us to live on.
    live out to live away from the place where you work or study: Some college students will have to live out.
    live out sth
    1 to actually do what you have only thought about doing before: to live out your dreams / fantasies
    2 to spend the rest of your life in a particular way: He lived out his days alone.
    live through sth to experience a disaster or other unpleasant situation and survive it: He has lived through two world wars.
    live together (also live with sb)
    1 to live in the same house
    2 to share a home and have a sexual relationship without being married
    live up to sth to do as well as or be as good as other people expect you to: He failed to live up to his parents' expectations. + The team called 'The No-Hopers' certainly lived up to its name.
    live with sb = LIVE TOGETHER
    live with sth to accept sth unpleasant: I just had to learn to live with the pain.
    adjective, adverb-see also LIVE
    + adjective [usually before noun]
    not dead
    1 living; not dead: live animals + the number of live births (= babies born alive) + We saw a real live rattlesnake!
    not recorded
    2 (of a broadcast) sent out while the event is actually happening, not recorded first and broadcast later: live coverage of the World Cup
    Compare: PRE-RECORDED
    3 (of a performance) given or made when people are watching, not recorded: The club has live music most nights. + a live recording made at Wembley Arena in 1999 + the band's new live album + It was the first interview I'd done in front of a live audience (= with people watching).
    Compare: PRE-RECORDED
    4 (of a wire or device) connected to a source of electrical power: That terminal is live.
    bullets / matches
    5 still able to explode or light; ready for use: live ammunition
    6 live coals are burning or are still hot and red
    7 live YOGURT still contains the bacteria needed to turn milk into YOGURT
    question / subject
    8 (of a question or subject) of interest or importance at the present time: Pollution is still very much a live issue.
    Idioms: a live wire a person who is lively and full of energy
    + adverb
    broadcast at the time of an actual event; played or recorded at an actual performance: The show is going out live.
    Idioms: go live (computing) (of a computer system) to become OPERATIONAL (= ready to be used)

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 living, breathing, animate, viable, existent; material, physical, tangible, real, actual, palpable:
    She said she'd rather be a live beggar than a dead countess. My cat brought me a live mouse into the house the other day
    2 energetic, lively, spirited, vigorous, active, dynamic, busy; current, contemporary:
    Our new advertising agency seems to have some live ideas. The other party made nuclear disarmament a live issue in the election
    3 burning, glowing, flaming, alight, red-hot, white-hot:
    A live coal popped out of the grate onto the carpet.
    4 loaded, explosive, unexploded, combustible:
    Builders have dug up a live bomb in London.
    5 charged, electrified:
    Don't touch a live wire or you'll get a shock.
    6 breathe, exist; function:
    There has never lived a more gifted scholar. She lives as a recluse.
    7 survive, persist, last, persevere, endure; spend, continue, live out, complete, end, conclude, finish:
    He lived out his days happily in Torquay.
    8 reside, dwell, be; abide, stay, remain, lodge, room:
    He normally lives in Acton, but at the moment he's living with his mother in Kent
    9 subsist, get along, survive, fare:
    Many old-age pensioners complain that they have barely enough to live on.

    Collocation dictionary


    appear, be, play
    He appeared live on the Song and Dance Show. Is the show live or recorded? The band have never played this song live before.
    | come to sb, go out
    This programme comes to you live from the Albert Hall. In those days the broadcasts all went out live.
    | be broadcast, be screened, be shown, be televised, be transmitted
    The match will be televised live this evening.
    | be recorded
    The CD was recorded live at a concert given last year.

    Concise English dictionary

    +inhabit or live in
    +lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    +continue to live; endure or last
    +support oneself
    +have life, be alive
    +have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
    +pursue a positive and satisfying existence
    +actually being performed at the time of hearing or viewing
    +exerting force or containing energy
    +possessing life
    +highly reverberant
    +charged with an explosive
    +elastic; rebounds readily
    +abounding with life and energy
    +in current use or ready for use
    +of current relevance
    +charged or energized with electricity
    +capable of erupting
    +not recorded