live out

live out
verb
1. live out one's life; live to the end (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms:
survive, ↑last, ↑live, ↑live on, ↑go, ↑endure, ↑hold up, ↑hold out
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. work in a house where one does not live
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our cook lives out; he can easily commute from his home

Syn: ↑sleep out
Ant: ↑live in
Hypernyms: ↑commute
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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(of an employee or student) reside away from the place where one works or studies

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live out [phrasal verb]
1 Brit : to live away from the place where you work

a servant who lives out

2 live out (something) or live (something) out
2 a : to spend the rest of (your life) in a specified way

He lived out (the final years of) his life in quiet retirement.

2 b : to do (the things you have dreamed of doing)

He has finally had the chance to live out his dreams/fantasies.

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Main Entry:live

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ˌlive ˈout derived
to live away from the place where you work or study

Some college students will have to live out.

Main entry:livederived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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