lively

  • 1 Lively — may refer to:; People * Adam Lively (born 1961), British novelist * Blake Lively (born 1987), American actress * Edward Lively (1545–1605), English linguist and biblical scholar * Eric Lively (born 1981), American actor * Ernie Lively (born 1947) …

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  • 2 Lively — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Blake Lively (* 1987), US amerikanische Schauspielerin Eric Lively (* 1981), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Gerry Lively, US amerikanischer Kameramann und Filmregisseur Penelope Lively (* 1933), britische… …

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  • 3 Lively — Live ly, a. [Compar. {Livelier}; superl. {Liveliest}.] [For lifely. Cf. {Lifelike}.] 1. Endowed with or manifesting life; living. [1913 Webster] Chaplets of gold and silver resembling lively flowers and leaves. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. Brisk;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 lively — [līv′lē] adj. livelier, liveliest [ME liflich < OE liflic: see LIFE & LY1] 1. full of life; active; vigorous 2. full of spirit; exciting; animated [a lively debate] 3. showing or inspiring liveliness; cheerful …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 lively — adj Lively, animated, vivacious, sprightly, gay denote in common keenly alive. Lively suggests especially briskness, alertness, or energy {spent an hour in lively talk about their respective travels in England and France} {she . . . was a lively… …

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  • 6 lively — live‧ly [ˈlaɪvli] adjective FINANCE if trading on the stock market is lively, people are buying and selling a lot of stocks, shares etc: • In Milan, trading was lively for the first time in weeks …

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  • 7 Lively — Live ly, adv. 1. In a brisk, active, or animated manner; briskly; vigorously. Hayward. [1913 Webster] 2. With strong resemblance of life. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Thou counterfeitest most lively. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 lively — ► ADJECTIVE (liveier, liveliest) 1) full of life and energy. 2) (of a place) full of activity. 3) intellectually stimulating or perceptive. ● look lively Cf. ↑look sharp …

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  • 9 lively — index rapid, volatile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 lively — O.E. liflic living, existing, lit. life like; from LIFE (Cf. life) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). Sense of active, energetic developed by early 13c., from notion full of life …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 lively — [adj] energetic, active, busy agile, alert, animate, animated, astir, blithe, blithesome, bouncy, bright, brisk, buoyant, bustling, buzzing, cheerful, chipper*, chirpy*, complex, dashing, driving, effervescent, enjoyable, enterprising,… …

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  • 12 lively — live|ly S3 [ˈlaıvli] adj comparative livelier superlative liveliest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(people)¦ 2¦(place/situation)¦ 3¦(music/movements)¦ 4¦(discussion/description etc)¦ 5¦(mind/thoughts)¦ 6¦(colour)¦ 7¦(taste)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 Lively — Google Lively Google Lively était un monde virtuel en 3D de Google, similaire à Second Life. Chaque internaute pouvait y créer un avatar et une pièce (ou un terrain) personnalisable qui pouvait accueillir jusqu à vingt personnes simultanément. Au …

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  • 14 lively — [[t]la͟ɪvli[/t]] livelier, liveliest 1) ADJ GRADED You can describe someone as lively when they behave in an enthusiastic and cheerful way. She had a sweet, lively personality... Josephine was bright, lively and cheerful. Derived words:… …

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  • 15 lively — adjective (livelier; est) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English līflīc, from līf life Date: before 12th century 1. obsolete living 2. briskly alert and energetic ; vigorous, animated < a lively discussion > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 lively — livelily, adv. liveliness, n. /luyv lee/, adj., livelier, liveliest, adv. adj. 1. full or suggestive of life or vital energy; active, vigorous, or brisk: a lively discussion. 2. animated, spirited, vivacious, or sprightly: a lively tune; a lively …

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  • 17 lively */*/ — UK [ˈlaɪvlɪ] / US adjective [usually before noun] Word forms lively : adjective lively comparative livelier superlative liveliest 1) a) full of energy and enthusiasm a lively group of students b) showing a lot of intelligence and interest in… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 lively — live•ly [[t]ˈlaɪv li[/t]] adj. and adv. li•er, li•est 1) full or suggestive of life or vital energy; active, vigorous, or brisk: a lively discussion[/ex] 2) animated; spirited, vivacious, or sprightly: a lively tune; a lively wit[/ex] 3) eventful …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 lively — live|ly [ laıvli ] adjective usually before noun ** 1. ) full of energy and enthusiasm: a lively group of students a ) showing a lot of intelligence and interest in things: a lively and inquiring mind a lively interest/curiosity: Politicians… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 lively — adjective 1) a lively young woman Syn: energetic, active, animated, dynamic, full of life, outgoing, spirited, high spirited, vivacious, enthusiastic, vibrant, buoyant, exuberant, effervescent, cheerful; informal full of beans 2) …

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