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hive

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1hive/ˈhaɪv/noun
pluralhives
1hive
/ˈhaɪv/
noun
pluralhives
Learner's definition of HIVE  
[count]
: a nest for bees
— called also beehive
   b  : the bees living in a hive
: a place filled with busy activity
2hive/ˈhaɪv/verb
hiveshivedhiving
2hive
/ˈhaɪv/
verb
hiveshivedhiving
Learner's definition of HIVE  

hive off

[phrasal verb]chiefly British
: to separate from a group
   b  hive off (someone or something) or hive (someone or something) off  : to separate (someone or something) from a group
hive off (something) or hive (something) off  : to give control of (something) to another person or group
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