Pronunciation of Living
/lˈɪvɪŋ/, /lˈɪvɪŋ/, /l_ˈɪ_v_ɪ_ŋ/

Antonyms for living:

dead, relative, asleep, inactive.

Synonyms for living:

Sense 1

income, subsistence, lost income, piece rate, emolument, payday, rootless, societal, living wage, progress payment, payroll, remuneration, salary, residential, back pay, nomadic, revenue, existence, payslip, honorarium, pay envelope, starvation wages, sedentary, earnings, paystub, wage differential, paycheck, pay scale, outdoorsy, wage curve, gracious, reward, monastic, fixed-income, back-to-nature, wage-packet, pay raise, OTE, earned income, revenue stream, performance-related pay, minimum wage, bohemian.

Sense 2

socially, alimony, suburban, pay, double-dip, new age, austere, wage, enclosed, death, permanent.

Sense 3

compensation, settled, package, private.

Sense 5

around, advance, rise, social, bread, scale.

Sense 6


Sense 8

fast, animated.

Sense 12






Other synonyms and related words:

biological, dungeon, earnings, bread, animated, life history, income, extant, photo-realistic, liveliness, support, back-to-nature, social, livelihood, operative, keep, functioning, alive, settled, natural, suburban, emolument, vitality, aliment, residential, time, funding, existence, take, reinforcement, rise, work, on, financial support, lifetime, sprightliness, active, three-dimensional, invigoration, reenforcement, alimentation, near, absolute, subsistence, rootless, life story, sustentation, animateness, vivacious, maintenance, cheer, life, financial backing, scale, working, advance, spiritedness, supporting, biography, around, new age, victuals, upkeep, bread and butter, nutriment, brio, quick, lifespan, immortal, fast, going, animation, dying, documentation, sustainment, vivification, lifelike, accompaniment, musical accompaniment, gracious, nourishment, spirit, realistic, hold, sustenance, growing, operating, aliveness, alimony, enclosed, nutrition, backing, existent, donjon, breathing.

existent (adjective)


existing, active (adjective)

breathing, operative, extant, existent, animated, persisting, alive, around, live, Subsisting, continuing, vital.

live (adjective)

animate, alive, live, vital, incarnate, organic.

Sense 1 (noun)

salary, earnings, rise, wage, starvation wages, income, minimum wage, pay, performance-related pay.

Sense 3 (noun)

alimony, bread, subsistence.

Sense 4 (noun)


alive (noun)


cognition (noun)


existence (noun)


experience (noun)


life (noun)


lifestyle; source of income (noun)

maintenance, existence, subsistence, keep, sustainment, work, bread and butter, sustenance, support, livelihood, income, sustentation, alimentation.

living (noun)

alive, life, animation, absolute, live, surviving, bread and butter, keep, livelihood, realistic, support, aliveness, sustenance, extant.

support (noun)


existing (verb)

lasting, abiding, existing, prevailing, Subsisting, being, continuing, enduring, Occurring.

increasing (verb)


living (verb)

dwelling, Residing, persisting, surviving.

Usage examples for living:

  • An' that's why it's got to look like he just got tired of living and did it himself. - "The Adventures of Jimmie Dale", Frank L. Packard.
  • Well, the boy went on, if that really is Vilcanota, we are still in the land of the living. - "Boy Scouts in an Airship", G. Harvey Ralphson.

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