[noun] the experience of living; the course of human events and activities; "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life" Synonyms: life
[noun] people who are still living; "save your pity for the living"
[noun] 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" Synonyms: animation, life, aliveness
[noun] the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood" Synonyms: support, keep, livelihood, bread and butter, sustenance
[adjective] pertaining to living persons; "within living memory"
[adjective] true to life; lifelike; "the living image of her mother"
[adjective] dwelling or inhabiting; often used in combination; "living quarters"; "tree-living animals"
[adjective] (informal) absolute; "she is a living doll"; "scared the living daylights out of them"; "beat the living hell out of him"
[adjective] still in existence; "the Wollemi pine found in Australia is a surviving specimen of a conifer thought to have been long extinct and therefore known as a living fossil"; "the only surviving frontier blockhouse in Pennsylvania" Synonyms: surviving
[adjective] still in active use; "a living language"
[adjective] (used of minerals or stone) in its natural state and place; not mined or quarried; "carved into the living stone";