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lives meaning

EN[-aɪvz] [lɪvz] [laɪvz]
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WLives
  • Lives may refer to:
  • The plural form of life
  • Lives, Iran, a village in Khuzestan Province, Iran
  • The number of lives in a video game
  • Parallel Lives, aka Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, a series of biographies of famous men, written by Plutarch and thus often called Plutarch's Lives or The Lives of Plutarch
  • LiVES, a video editing program and VJ tool
  • "Lives", a song by Modest Mouse from the album The Moon & Antarctica
  • A short form of Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, a 16th-century book by Giorgio Vasari

    Definition of lives in English Dictionary

  • NounBFlive
    1. plural of life.
    2. VerbBFlivePRlivingPT, PPlived
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of live.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • THEY NAMED THEIR COMMUNITY of forty-seven homes near Pleasantville, New York, "Usonia" in homage to Frank Lloyd Wright, whose ideas on the way Americans should live together guided their plan.
          • His visa to live in Australia had been revoked, but he could not be refouled to Afghanistan because he faced a “well-founded fear of persecution” there.
          • The living room and dining room adjoin each other.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Living on top of one another in a refugee camp is stressful.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • There can be something absurd or even melancholy about the open-plan minipalaces some middle-class Britons consider essential for civilised living.
          • Before entering the clear, L. Ron Hubbard taught that one must restimulate one's memories of former lives.
          • All parents hope that their children will go a long way in their lives.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Plurals
              • Irregular plurals
                • Irregular plurals ending in "-ves"
              • Noun plural forms
                • Irregular plurals
                  • Irregular plurals ending in "-ves"
              • Irregular plurals
                • Irregular plurals ending in "-ves"
                • Nouns with common ending formations
                  • Irregular plurals ending in "-ves"
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Verb singular forms
                      • Third-person singular forms
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                2. en livest
                3. en lives up
                4. en livescan
                5. en livescans
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of lives for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "lives" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form, an irregular plural and a nouns with common ending formation. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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