Definition of Hive

1. Noun. A teeming multitude.

Generic synonyms: Concourse, Multitude, Throng



2. Verb. Store, like bees. "He hived lots of information"

3. Noun. A man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees.
Exact synonyms: Beehive
Group relationships: Apiary, Bee House
Generic synonyms: Receptacle
Specialized synonyms: Skep

4. Verb. Move together in a hive or as if in a hive. "The bee swarms are hiving"
Generic synonyms: Assemble, Foregather, Forgather, Gather, Meet

5. Noun. A structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree.
Exact synonyms: Beehive
Terms within: Honeycomb
Generic synonyms: Nest

6. Verb. Gather into a hive. "The beekeeper hived the swarm"
Generic synonyms: Collect, Garner, Gather, Pull Together

Definition of Hive

1. n. A box, basket, or other structure, for the reception and habitation of a swarm of honeybees.

2. v. t. To collect into a hive; to place in, or cause to enter, a hive; as, to hive a swarm of bees.

3. v. i. To take shelter or lodgings together; to reside in a collective body.

Definition of Hive

1. Noun. A structure for housing a swarm of honeybees. ¹

2. Noun. The bees of one hive; a swarm of bees. ¹

3. Noun. A place swarming with busy occupants; a crowd. ¹

4. Noun. (computing Microsoft Windows) A section of the registry. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive entomology) To enter or possess a hive. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) To form a hive-like entity. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To collect into a hive. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To store in a hive or similarly. ¹

9. Verb. (intransitive) To take shelter or lodgings together; to reside in a collective body. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hive

1. to cause to enter a hive (a bee's nest) [v HIVED, HIVING, HIVES]

Medical Definition of Hive

1. 1. A box, basket, or other structure, for the reception and habitation of a swarm of honeybees. 2. A place swarming with busy occupants; a crowd. "The hive of Roman liars." (Tennyson) Origin: OE. Hive, huve, AS. Hfe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hive

hitter
hitter's count
hitters
hittest
hitting
hitting out
hitting the bottle
hitting the pavement
hitting up
hitting upon
hittings
hitty-missy
hitwoman
hitwomen
hity-tity
hive (current term)
hive away
hive mind
hive of activity
hive off
hive up
hived
hived off
hiveless
hivelike
hivemind
hiveminds
hiver
hivernate
hivernated

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