A box, basket, or other structure, for the reception and habitation of a swarm of honeybees.
- A structure for housing bees, especially honeybees.
- A colony of bees living in such a structure.
- A place swarming with activity.
- To collect into a hive.
- To store (honey) in a hive.
- To store up; accumulate.
- To enter and occupy a beehive.
- To live with many others in close association.
- hive off To set apart from a group: hived off the department into another division.