Definition of living:
the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities; "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"
people who are still living; "save your pity for the living"
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"
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"
pertaining to living persons; "within living memory"
true to life; lifelike; "the living image of her mother"
(informal) absolute; "she is a living doll"; "scared the living daylights out of them"; "beat the living hell out of him"
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"
still in active use; "a living language"
(used of minerals or stone) in its natural state and place; not mined or quarried; "carved into the living stone";