Vive

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Vive vīv Lively; animated; forcible.
    • Vive vēv Long live, that is, success to; as, vive le roi, long live the king; vive la bagatelle, success to trifles or sport.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • vive Lively; vivid; vivacious; forcible. Bacon, War with Spain.
    • vive Bright; clear; distinct.
    • vive Long live: as, vive le roi, long live the king; vive la bagatelle, success to trifles or sport.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • interj Vive vēv long live.
    • adj Vive vīv (Bacon) lively, forcible.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., imperative sing. pres. fr. vivre, to live, L. vivere,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. vivusvivĕre, to live.

Usage

In literature:

Cries of Vive la Canada!
"The Pomp of the Lavilettes, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
But he's got no blessed Joy de Vive; that's what's wrong with him.
"The History of Mr. Polly" by H. G. Wells
The soldiers cried 'Vive l'Empereur' as they charged the crowd on Wednesday.
"The Last Hope" by Henry Seton Merriman
But our passengers were truly French; and "VIVE LA BAGATELLE" was their motto.
"Jack in the Forecastle" by John Sherburne Sleeper
He be vive mile off be now.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
How did you feel when the cry was raised, 'Vive l'Empereur'?
"The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)" by Frederic G. Kenyon
Another secondary meaning is "to re-vive or to re-kindle" in its metaphoric sense.
"Notes & Queries, No. 18. Saturday, March 2, 1850" by Various
Come on, and Vive l'Union!
"The Forty-Five Guardsmen" by Alexandre Dumas
Vive M. le Capitaine!
"St George's Cross" by H. G. Keene
The sounds of 'Vive Marat!
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine--Vol. 54, No. 333, July 1843" by Various
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In poetry:

The only occasion when Comte
Is known to have romped
Was when the multitude roared, ”Vive
Le Philosophie Positive!”
"Clerihew – Comte" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Our skeletons will be stirring soon;
Something already touches me:
Off, till I drain one bottle more!
Vive la compagnie!
"Vers De Societe" by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard
This chain of white arms round the room—
The demon waltz—bewilders me:
Or am I drunk with this good wine?
Vive la compagnie!
"Vers De Societe" by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard
iYo no se si ese mundo de visiones
Vive fuera, o va dentro de nosotros;
Pero se que conozco a muchas gentes
A quienes no conozco!
"Rimas LXXV" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
When communists, fanatics, those
Who howl their 'vives' to Freedom's name
And yet betray her unto shame,
Are dead and coffined with her foes.
"In After Days" by George Frederick Cameron
"My state I fenced about
Vith baynicks and vith guns;
My gals I portioned hout,
Rich vives I got my sons;
O varn't it crule to lose my rule,
My money and lands at once?
"The Three Christmas Waits" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

Telegram reporter Craig Semon, left, with magician The Amazing Kreskin, at Vive Bene in Worcester Saturday.
Joie de Vive found in Midi-Pyrenees region of France.
Vive la Tour de France.
Approaches to the History of Spain by Jaime Vicens Vives California, 189 pp.
Sound Off: Rousing horn blasts, danceable ska rhythms, and Latin percussion enhance Bolivar Vive.
In Monterey Live on a packed Friday night, the stage is crowded with the eight members of the local Latin ska punk band Bolivar Vive.
Richard Vives born Feb 19, 1979, died July 22, 2010 in Berthoud, Colorado.
I spent three weeks there in 2010 and when the folks at Vive Latino invited me to visit their music and arts festival in April 2011 I hopped at the chance to return.
Recent news and coverage of Vive La Crepe.
Vive le grand hamster.
Vive la France for Marks & Spencer.
Venezuela's ViVe TV processes signals with Miranda.
Vive la Provence Style.
Photo courtesy of Colombia Vive Chicago.
Plus Fashion Week to host shopping event at Vive le Femme.
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In science:

Si los est´andares ´eticos de los individuos avanzados fueran elevados, en su lugar, entonces probablemente tratar´ıan a los individuos primitivos de una manera ecol´ogica; es decir, como a una especie protegida que vive en una reserva natural.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Jones and Oscar Vives for sharing their results with us before publication. J.R.E.
Flavour Symmetries and Kahler Operators
Hilbert space techniques, is described in Nualart and Vives (1990).
Linear and quadratic functionals of random hazard rates: an asymptotic analysis
Even with a two-spin-flip dynamics, it has been shown by Vives et al that the no-passing rule is still true at zero-temperature .
No-passing Rule in the Ground State Evolution of the Random-Field Ising Model
RFIM, Vives et al conjectured that when the external field H is swept from −∞ to ∞, flipped spins cannot flip back in the equilibrium M (H ) curve .
No-passing Rule in the Ground State Evolution of the Random-Field Ising Model
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