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livings, plural;
  1. Alive
    • - living creatures
    • - flowers were for the living
  2. (of a place) Used for living rather than working in
    • - the living quarters of the ship
  3. (of a language) Still spoken and used

  4. (of water) Perennially flowing
    • - streams of living water
  1. An income sufficient to live on or the means of earning it
    • - she was struggling to make a living as a dancer
    • - what does he do for a living?
  2. (in church use) A position as a vicar or rector with an income or property

  3. The pursuit of a lifestyle of the specified type
    • - the benefits of country living

  1. pertaining to living persons; "within living memory"
  2. life: the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities; "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"
  3. people who are still living; "save your pity for the living"
  4. true to life; lifelike; "the living image of her mother"
  5. (informal) absolute; "she is a living doll"; "scared the living daylights out of them"; "beat the living hell out of him"
  6. animation: 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"
  7. support: 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"
  8. surviving: 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"
  9. Living was a Canadian informational television series which aired on CBC Television from 1954 to 1955.
  10. Living is the second album by Irish musician Paddy Casey, it was released on October 17, 2003. It was re-released with a bonus disc featuring B-sides and live tracks on November 26, 2004.
  11. Living was a 1971 live Judy Collins album, taken from the singer's 1970 concert tour. It peaked at No 64 on the Billboard Pop Albums charts.
  12. The Living Channel is a New Zealand television station. The channel focuses entirely on programming relating to lifestyle and is similar to The LifeStyle Channel in Australia or HGTV in the U.S.. ...
  13. Living is a 1929 novel by Henry Green. It is a work of sharp social satire, documenting the lives of Birmingham factory workers in the interwar boom years. It is considered a modern classic by scholars, and appears on many University syllabi. ...
  14. The Living is American author Annie Dillard's first novel, a historical fiction account of European settlers and a group of Lummi natives in late 1800s Washington published in 1992. ...
  15. The state of being alive; Financial means; a means of maintaining life; livelihood; A style of life; A position in a church (usually the Church of England) that has attached to it a source of income. ...
  16. (livingness) the activity of going along a certain course, impelled (driven) by a purpose and with some place to arrive.
  17. in church usage, a position as a vicar or rector with an income or property.
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  19. (1) the art of knowing how to believe lies. (2) the process of reacting to stress.
  20. an organism that consumes food, air, and grows
  21. that novel, tells the story of the first European settlers plunked down on the Pacific Northwest coast. (They watched the ship sail away). ...
  22. The ecclesiastical benefice of a rector or vicar.
  23. A living character does not have the Mounted Weapon ability and is either a non-Droid or a Cyborg. Other kinds of characters are considered nonliving. ...
  24. Many wealthy landowners had it within their rights to grant a living to the local vicar or parish priest. This person would be entitled to all or part of the local tithes and possibly even some income from the glebe, that is the farmed land that went along with the parsonage, if any.
  25. in cities is an art, and we need the vocabulary of art, of style, to describe the peculiar relationship between man and material that exists in the continual creative play of urban living. ...