live for

live for someone or something

1. to exist for the benefit of someone or something. She just lives for her children. Roger lives for his work.
2. to exist to enjoy someone or something. She lives for her vacations in Acapulco.
See also: live

live for something

to enjoy doing one thing more than anything else You live for your sport or your work or your family and most other things you simply enjoy.
See also: live

live for

To be enthusiastic about something: He lives for mountain climbing.
See also: live
References in classic literature ?
To live for myself avoiding those two evils is my whole philosophy now.
Pierre's modesty made him correct himself) "to live for others, only now have I understood all the happiness of life.
I answered, "it was easy to be eloquent on so copious and delightful a subject, especially to me, who had been often apt to amuse myself with visions of what I should do, if I were a king, a general, or a great lord: and upon this very case, I had frequently run over the whole system how I should employ myself, and pass the time, if I were sure to live for ever.
Because the live oak can live for such a long time, it is very important that it develops a proper trunk and branch structure early on.
We are thrilled to be working with Coca-Cola to present Instant Live for the upcoming moe.
The platform includes Annuncio Live for campaign management and automation and Annuncio Bright for web personalization and e-merchandising.
amp;uot;We chose Annuncio Live for its ability to integrate with our internal databases, and because it offered us sophisticated measurement and reporting capabilities.
Following an extensive limited release program, Annuncio Software is now offering Annuncio Live for general market availability.
A major addition is a new keyword search engine, which can be used to scan AirMedia Live for stories containing chosen words or phrases.
Monday announced SnapBack Live for Microsoft Windows NT.
SnapBack Live for Windows NT provides backup and disaster recovery using CDP's True Image Technology.
CDP President, Alan Welsh said, "SnapBack Live for Windows NT provides a complete backup suite that allows full backup of a running NT server without dependence on any third party or added cost open file managers or database agents.
SnapBack Live for NT provides the user with features such as:
SnapBack Live for Windows NT creates a true image of all Windows NT server hard drives on tape.
SnapBack Live for Windows NT allows administrators to create a perfect copy of any Windows NT server, including the boot volume, disk partition table, security, user files, as well as open files.