Definitions of living

  1. have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; " I know the feeling!"; " have you ever known hunger?"; " I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; " The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; " I lived through two divorces"
  2. Having life; flowing, as a spring; vigorous; active; producing life, action, or strength.
  3. the condition of living or the state of being alive; " while there's life there's hope"; " life depends on many chemical and physical processes"
  4. people who are still living; " save your pity for the living"
  5. The state of one who, or that which, lives; lives; life; existence.
  6. Manner of life; as, riotous living; penurious living; earnest living.
  7. Means of subsistence; sustenance; estate.
  8. Power of continuing life; the act of living, or living comfortably.
  9. The benefice of a clergyman; an ecclesiastical charge which a minister receives.
  10. Livelihood; in England, a church appointment or office; mode of life.
  11. Means of subsistence: a property: the benefice of a clergyman. - THE LIVING, those alive.
  12. Subsistence; benefice.
  13. Livelihood; benefice; those who live.
  14. Livelihood; power of continuing life; the benefice of a clergyman; manner of life. Living rock, rock in its native state or location.
  15. Means of subsistence; maintenance; power of continuing life, manner of life; benefice of a clergyman; the living, those who are alive as distinguished from the dead.
  16. of Live
  17. dwelling or inhabiting; often used in combination; " living quarters"; " tree- living animals"
  18. ( intensifier) " she is a living doll"; " scared the living daylights out of them"; " beat the living hell out of him"
  19. still in active use; " a living language"
  20. true to life; lifelike; " the living image of her mother"
  21. full of life and interest; " made history a living subject"
  22. ( informal) absolute; " she is a living doll"; " scared the living daylights out of them"; " beat the living hell out of him"
  23. pertaining to living persons; " within living memory"
  24. Having life: active, lively: producing action or vigor: running or flowing.
  25. Having life; running; flowing; quickening.
  26. Not dead; existing; continuing; running; flowing; producing animation and vigour; quickening.