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live together

 
1. [for two people] to dwell in the same place. I live together with my sister in the house my parents left us. Henry and Jill live together in their parents' house.
2. [for two people] to dwell together in a romantic relationship. I heard that Sally and Sam are living together. They are living together and may get married.
See also: live, together

live together

Cohabit, especially when not married. For example, "I ... am only concerned that their living together before the marriage took place should be so generally known" (Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, 1813). [c. 1800] Also see live in sin.
See also: live, together

live together

v.
1. To dwell in the same house or premises: My children, parents, grandparents, and I all live together in one big house. We live together with my cats and dogs.
2. To cohabit with someone, especially in a sexual relationship when not legally married: We might get married someday, but right now we are living together. I've been living together with my partner for a year.
See also: live, together
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We must hasten to put an end to this situation, giving the two states the right of existence, and we must help these nations live together.
Studies have shown that couples who live together before marriage actually have a 50 percent greater chance of divorce than those who don't.
Congregations can offer that to some degree, but monastic people take it down to the wire in terms of really having to live together day-in and day-out.
The Lutheran Alliance agrees that we do have to find ways to live together faithfully in the Church.
IT WOULD be hypocritical of any Government party to advocate marriage and family values while at the same time encouraging single people to live together by paying them more in benefits than a married couple.
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Couples who live together before they are engaged are more likely to get divorced than those who wait until they are married to live together, or at least wait until they are engaged, according to a new study.
People who co-habit are expected to account for nearly one in three of all "mid-life" people who live together in couples in England and Wales - including married couples - by 2031
The crisis challenged us to affirm our common humanity and strengthened our determination to live together in peace.
Although long term people are living together more than they did 100 years ago, I think the concept of weddings in particular is as popular as it ever was, and a lot of people who live together see it as a step towards getting married.
But in the new year, the couple accepted that they could not live together any longer and went their separate ways.
It was actually abolished in 1753 but this popular expression has led people to believe that if they live together, they have legal rights equivalent to those of married couples.
COUPLES who live together are being warned by a Leamington law firm that they could wrongly assume they have the same rights as those who are married.
The rights of couples who live together are under the spotlight at the moment, with two bills currently before Parliament to allow co-habiting couples to obtain many of the pension, property and tax rights given to married couples.
I know many lesbian couples who live together in Cuba.
Entire communities are left with a lingering sense of betrayal and vulnerability, making it more difficult for people with differences to live together.