To experience or enjoy to the full: At 40 she was just beginning to live.Live up to to behave in a manner worthy.Live in/out to have one's home at, away from, the place where one works.

Live1 (liv) verb.To maintain or support one's existence; provide for oneself: to live on one's income.Made up of actual persons: to perform before a live audience.

Live wire is attested from 1890; figurative sense of "active person" is from 1903.Verb Phrases live down, to live so as to allow (a mistake, disgrace, etc.) to be forgotten or forgiven: She'll never live that crucial moment of failure down.