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 for hive
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hive \Hive\, v. i.
     To take shelter or lodgings together; to reside in a
     collective body. --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hive \Hive\, n. [OE. hive, huve, AS. h?fe.]
     1. A box, basket, or other structure, for the reception and
        habitation of a swarm of honeybees. --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The bees of one hive; a swarm of bees. --Shak.
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     3. A place swarming with busy occupants; a crowd.
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              The hive of Roman liars.              --Tennyson.
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     Hive bee (Zool.), the honeybee.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hive \Hive\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hived; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Hiving.]
     1. To collect into a hive; to place in, or cause to enter, a
        hive; as, to hive a swarm of bees.
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     2. To store up in a hive, as honey; hence, to gather and
        accumulate for future need; to lay up in store.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Hiving wisdom with each studious year. --Byron.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hive
      n 1: a teeming multitude
      2: a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees [syn:
         beehive, hive]
      3: a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as
         in a hollow tree [syn: beehive, hive]
      v 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"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  134 Moby Thesaurus words for "hive":
     a mass of, a world of, aerie, amass, anchor, apiary, army,
     assemble, bee tree, beehive, bevy, billet at, bivouac, bunch,
     bunch up, burrow, camp, center of manufacture, charm, clot, cloud,
     cluster, clutter, collect, colonize, come to anchor, come together,
     congregate, converge, copulate, couple, covey, crowd, cumulate,
     date, domesticate, drop anchor, ensconce, establish residence,
     eyrie, flight, flock, flock together, flocks, flow together,
     forgather, fuse, gaggle, gang around, gang up, garner, gather,
     gather around, hail, herd together, hive of industry, horde, host,
     hub of industry, huddle, inhabit, jam, keep house, large amount,
     lay up, league, legion, link, live at, locate, lots,
     manufacturing town, many, mass, masses of, meet, merge, mill, mob,
     moor, move, muchness, multitude, murmuration, muster, nest, nidus,
     numbers, pack, park, people, perch, plague, plurality, populate,
     quantities, quite a few, rally, rally around, relocate, rendezvous,
     reside, roll up, roost, rout, ruck, scores, seethe,
     set up housekeeping, set up shop, settle, settle down, shoal,
     sit down, skein, spring, squat, stand, stay at, stockpile,
     store up, stream, strike root, surge, swarm, take residence at,
     take root, take up residence, throng, tidy sum, unite, vespiary,
     watch, worlds of
  
  

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