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Noun: hive  hIv
  1. A teeming multitude
  2. A man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees
    - beehive
  3. A structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree
    - beehive
Verb: hive  hIv
  1. Store, like bees
    "bees hive honey and pollen"; "He hived lots of information"
  2. Move together in a hive or as if in a hive
    "The bee swarms are hiving"
  3. Gather into a hive
    "The beekeeper hived the swarm"

Derived forms: hived, hiving, hives

See also: hive away, hive up

Type of: assemble, collect, concourse, foregather, forgather, garner, gather, hive away, lay in, meet, multitude, nest, pull together, put in, receptacle, salt away, stack away, stash away, store, throng

Part of: apiary, bee house

Encyclopedia: Hive, East Riding of Yorkshire