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Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.
Omar N. Bradley

Meaning of "living" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LIVING

living  [ˈlɪvɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIVING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Living can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES LIVING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Living

Living may refer to: ▪ Life, a condition that distinguishes organisms from inorganic objects and dead organisms ▪ a living species is one that is not extinct ▪ Personal life, the course of an individual human's life ▪ Human living ▪ Human condition ▪ Living wage, refers to the minimum hourly wage necessary for a person to achieve some specific standard of living ▪ Living or Benefice, in canon law, a position in a church that has attached to it a source of income...

Definition of living in the English dictionary

The first definition of living in the dictionary is possessing life; not dead. Other definition of living is having the characteristics of life. Living is also currently in use or valid.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LIVING


clean-living
ˌkliːnˈlɪvɪŋ
craving
ˈkreɪvɪŋ
diving
ˈdaɪvɪŋ
driving
ˈdraɪvɪŋ
energy-saving
ˈɛnədʒɪseɪvɪŋ
engraving
ɪnˈɡreɪvɪŋ
forgiving
fəˈɡɪvɪŋ
giving
ˈɡɪvɪŋ
nonliving
ˌnɒnˈlɪvɪŋ
paving
ˈpeɪvɪŋ
raving
ˈreɪvɪŋ
reviving
rɪˈvaɪvɪŋ
saving
ˈseɪvɪŋ
shaving
ˈʃeɪvɪŋ
skydiving
ˈskaɪˌdaɪvɪŋ
space-saving
ˈspeɪsseɪvɪŋ
striving
ˈstraɪvɪŋ
surviving
səˈvaɪvɪŋ
thanksgiving
ˈθæŋksˌɡɪvɪŋ
thriving
ˈθraɪvɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIVING

lividly
lividness
living bandage
living conditions
living dead
living death
living expenses
living fossil
living history
living on borrowed time
living picture
living proof
living quarters
living room
living space
living standards
living wage
living will
livingly
livingness

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIVING

almsgiving
assisted living
caregiving
careless driving
cost of living
deceiving
deep-sea diving
drink-driving
drunk driving
ducking and diving
dumpster diving
free-living
health-giving
high living
leaving
life-giving
reckless driving
scuba diving
standard of living
test-driving
unforgiving

Synonyms and antonyms of living in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LIVING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «living» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of living

Translation of «living» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIVING

Find out the translation of living to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of living from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «living» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

生活
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vida
570 millions of speakers

English

living
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जीवित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَعِيشَةٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

существование
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sustento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জীবিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hidup
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lebensunterhalt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

生活
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

생활
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

urip
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sinh hoạt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாழ்க்கை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिवंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yaşam
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vita
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

egzystencja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

засоби до існування
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trai
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τρόπος ζωής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lewe
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

livsuppehälle
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

liv
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of living

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIVING»

The term «living» is very widely used and occupies the 1.215 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LIVING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «living» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «living» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about living

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10 QUOTES WITH «LIVING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word living.
1
Scott Adkins
I just remember Bruce Lee blowing my mind on the screen, and I thought to myself, 'That's what I want to do for a living when I'm older.' Bruce Lee was so magnetic and charismatic and held the screen so well.
2
Giorgio Armani
I love things that age well - things that don't date, that stand the test of time and that become living examples of the absolute best.
3
Omar N. Bradley
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.
4
David Brock
I'm a former, living, breathing, right-wing conspirator.
5
Laura Bell Bundy
I had a very active imagination as a kid, and I was constantly performing, whether I was making money doing it or not, whether it was on a stage in front of 1,000 people or in the living room in front of my family.
6
John Burdett
In Southeast Asia the world is understood to be a vast, complex network of interdependent relationships. So when global capitalism makes it impossible for small-time rice farmers to feed their families and make a living, it is a natural thing for anyone in the family who can find an alternative source of income to do so.
7
Edie Campbell
My role is to embody the Black Opium woman - I suppose you have to be the living embodiment of all the intangible things the brand stands for.
8
Bruce Cockburn
I remember when the idea of living to be 40 seemed absurd.
9
Julie Delpy
I'm an adaptable nomad. I love Paris, I've been living in Los Angeles and New York since 1990. I love London, too. My roots are inside of me.
10
John Doerr
Better biofuels are a really big deal. That means we can precisely engineer the molecules in the fuel chain and optimize them along the way. So, if all goes well, they're going to have designer bugs in warm vats that are eating and digesting sugars to excrete better biofuels. I guess that's better living through bugs.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIVING»

Discover the use of living in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to living and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Loft Living: Culture and Capital in Urban Change
This book exposes the meeting of art and real estate markets, the happy meeting between artists' demand for housing and city officials and homeowners who wanted to 'upgrade' their neighborhoods by private market means--and how those artists ...
Sharon Zukin, 1989
2
You Learn by Living
Roosevelt wrote You Learn by Living at the age of seventy-six, just two years before her death. The commonsense ideas'¿¿and heartfelt ideals'¿¿presented in this volume are as relevant today as they were five decades ago.
Eleanor Roosevelt, 1960
3
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
In this classic work, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, Carnegie offers a set of practical formulas that you can put to work today. It is a book packed with lessons that will last a lifetime and make that lifetime happier!
Dale Carnegie, 2010
4
Living Architecture: Green Roofs and Walls
Extensively illustrated with photographs and drawings, "Living Architecture" highlights the most exciting green roof and living wall projects in Australia and New Zealand within an international context.
Graeme Hopkins, Christine Goodwin, 2011
5
Living with a Black Dog: His Name Is Depression
Provides insight into what is is like to live with depression, a condition Winston Churchill called a "Black dog", and the strength and support that can be found within and around us to tame it.--from publisher's description.
‎2006
6
Assisted Living: Needs, Practices, and Policies in ...
The book is based on a four-state study of assisted living facilities and describes the facilities, the persons residing in them and their needs, and how the services vary by facility.
Sheryl Zimmerman, Philip D. Sloane, J. Kevin Eckert, 2003
7
The Living Constitution
Strauss explores how judicial decisions adapted the Constitution's text (and contradicted original intent) to produce some of our most profound accomplishments: the end of racial segregation, the expansion of women's rights, and the freedom ...
David A. Strauss, 2010
8
Living Beyond Your Pain: Using Acceptance and Commitment ...
Using mindfulness-based techniques and cognitive behavioral tools, a leading expert on the use of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) teaches readers to transcend the experience of chronic pain by reconnecting with other, more valued ...
JoAnne Dahl, Tobias Lundgren, 2006
9
Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and ...
More timely than ever before, Full Catastrophe Living is a book for the young and the old, the well, the ill, and anyone trying to live a healthier and saner life in today’s world. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Thich Nhat Hanh, 2009
10
Living Dead Girl
Now Alice is fifteen and Ray still has her, but he speaks more and more of her death. He does not know it is what she longs for. She does not know he has something more terrifying than death in mind for her. This is Alice's story.
Elizabeth Scott, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIVING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term living is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Ikea adopts the living wage for UK staff in 'massive breakthrough …
Ikea plans to introduce the living wage from April 2016 for all its UK staff. Photograph: Alamy. Rupert Jones. Monday 20 July 2015 02.45 EDT ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Egypt: The lure for girls of living alone - BBC News
"I chose to be less noticeable by living in an apartment block where there are lots of doctors' clinics and companies. Girls who live on their own ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
3
Nepal's earthquake forces 'living goddess' to break decades of …
The Himalayan nation's living goddesses, known as kumaris, live in ... Forced into retirement, Bajracharya decided to continue living the life she ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
If you want a living wage, be prepared to go on strike for it | Boots …
Instead of ceding our collective power to city councils and corporate offices, we need to broaden and radicalize the movement for a living wage, ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
5
Living in Cuba: share your perspectives of your country - The Guardian
Living in Cuba: share your perspectives of your country. As diplomatic relations between Cuba and the US are restored, we'd like Cubans to tell ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
6
What we can learn from living in other people's homes | Stuff.co.nz
One thing I'm over while housesitting in the wait for our house to be built? Packing and unpacking ... packing and unpacking (and so it ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
7
10 dogs found living in filth in Cobb County home | www.ajc.com
Police located the dog's owners, along with several dogs living in deplorable conditions, including in an area contaminated by feces and urine, ... «Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jul 15»
8
Automation and Technology Increase Living Standards
Virtually all Americans today enjoy material living standards vastly better than the wealthy of 1900. Nonetheless, most Americans today would ... «Heritage.org, Jul 15»
9
Living With Sharks: Views from a Dock and a Surfboard - The New …
Here are two views of living with sharks, from the vantage point of a Montauk, N.Y., marina and a South African surfing competition. Carl Safina ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
10
Bay Area senior living community opens in August Bay Area …
On North Egret Bay, The Crossings, a brand-new Life Care community, is bringing 116 maintenance-free independent living residences to ... «Chron.com, Jul 15»

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