Definition of Life


  • a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives
    "he got life for killing the guard"
    - life sentence
  • a motive for living
    "pottery was his life"
  • an account of the series of events making up a person's life
    - life story - life history
  • the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones
    "there is no life on the moon"
  • living things collectively
    "the oceans are teeming with life"
  • animation and energy in action or expression
    "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
  • a living person
    "his heroism saved a life"
  • the period from the present until death
    "he appointed himself emperor for life"
  • the period between birth and the present time
    "I have known him all his life"
  • the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
    "the battery had a short life"
    "he lived a long and happy life"
    - life time
  • the condition of living or the state of being alive
    "while there's life there's hope"
    "life depends on many chemical and physical processes"
  • the course of existence of an individual
    the actions and events that occur in living
    "he hoped for a new life in Australia"
    "he wanted to live his own life without interference from others"
  • the experience of being alive
    the course of human events and activities
    "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"
  • a characteristic state or mode of living
    "social life"
    "city life"
    "real life"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble life

13 unscramble word found using the letters life.

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