Riveth vs Liveth - What's the difference?

riveth | liveth |

As verbs the difference between riveth and liveth

is that riveth is (rive) while liveth is (live).




  • (rive)

  • rive



  • To tear apart by force; to split; to cleave.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • I have seen tempests, when the scolding winds / Have rived the knotty oaks
  • To pierce or cleave with a weapon.
  • * :
  • And therwith she toke the swerd from her loue that lay ded and fylle to the ground in a swowne / And whan she aroos she made grete dole out of mesure / the whiche sorowe greued Balyn passyngly sore / and he wente vnto her for to haue taken the swerd oute of her h?d butsodenly she sette the pomell to the ground / and rofe her self thorow the body
  • (label) To break apart; to split.
  • * 1590 , (Edmund Spenser), (The Faerie Queen) , II.vi:
  • The varlet at his plaint was grieu'd so sore, / That his deepe wounded hart in two did riue .
  • * (1665-1728)
  • Freestone rives , splits, and breaks in any direction.
  • In woodworking, to use a technique of splitting or sawing wood radially from a log (e.g. clapboards).
  • Synonyms

    * (to rend asunder) cleave, rend, split

    See also

    * rip * rib


    (en noun)
  • A place torn; a rent; a rift.
  • Synonyms

    * (a place torn) rent, rift ----




  • (live)
  • *
  • So then if, while her husband liveth , she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress: but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law; so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.