Synonyms for (noun) living

Synonyms: life, living

Definition: the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities

Usage: he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

Similar words: experience

Definition: the content of direct observation or participation in an event

Usage: he had a religious experience; he recalled the experience vividly


Synonyms: living

Definition: people who are still living

Usage: save your pity for the living

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience


Synonyms: bread and butter, livelihood, living, keep, support, sustenance

Definition: the financial means whereby one lives

Usage: each child was expected to pay for their keep; he applied to the state for support; he could no longer earn his own livelihood

Similar words: resource

Definition: available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed


Synonyms: life, living, aliveness, animation

Definition: the condition of living or the state of being alive

Usage: while there's life there's hope; life depends on many chemical and physical processes

Similar words: existence, being, beingness

Definition: the state or fact of existing

Usage: a point of view gradually coming into being; laws in existence for centuries

Synonyms for (adjective) living

Synonyms: living

Definition: (informal) absolute

Usage: she is a living doll; scared the living daylights out of them; beat the living hell out of him

Similar words: absolute

Definition: perfect or complete or pure

Usage: absolute loyalty; absolute silence; absolute truth; absolute alcohol


Synonyms: living

Definition: (used of minerals or stone) in its natural state and place; not mined or quarried

Usage: carved into the living stone;

Similar words: live

Definition: exerting force or containing energy

Usage: live coals; tossed a live cigarette out the window; got a shock from a live wire; live ore is unmined ore; a live bomb; a live ball is one in play


Synonyms: living

Definition: still in active use

Usage: a living language

Similar words: extant

Definition: still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost

Usage: extant manuscripts; specimens of graphic art found among extant barbaric folk- Edward Clodd


Synonyms: living, surviving

Definition: still in existence

Usage: 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

Similar words: extant

Definition: still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost

Usage: extant manuscripts; specimens of graphic art found among extant barbaric folk- Edward Clodd


Synonyms: living

Definition: true to life; lifelike

Usage: the living image of her mother

Similar words: realistic

Definition: aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are

Usage: a realistic description; a realistic view of the possibilities; a realistic appraisal of our chances; the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans