Definitions of life:
  • noun:   living things collectively
    Example: "The oceans are teeming with life"
  • noun:   the experience of living; the course of human events and activities
    Example: "He could no longer cope with the complexities of life"
  • noun:   a motive for living
    Example: "Pottery was his life"
  • noun:   a living person
    Example: "His heroism saved a life"
  • noun:   the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones
    Example: "There is no life on the moon"
  • noun:   the course of existence of an individual; the actions and events that occur in living
    Example: "He hoped for a new life in Australia"
  • noun:   a characteristic state or mode of living
    Example: "Social life"
  • noun:   the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
    Example: "The battery had a short life"
  • noun:   the period between birth and the present time
    Example: "I have known him all his life"
  • noun:   the period from the present until death
    Example: "He appointed himself emperor for life"
  • noun:   animation and energy in action or expression
    Example: "It was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
  • noun:   an account of the series of events making up a person's life
  • noun:   the condition of living or the state of being alive
    Example: "While there's life there's hope"
  • noun:   a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives
    Example: "He got life for killing the guard"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #46570)

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