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Verb
/līf/,
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lifes, plural; lives, plural;
  1. Remain alive
    • - the doctors said she had only six months to live
    • - both cats lived to a ripe age
  2. Be alive at a specified time
    • - he lived four centuries ago
  3. Spend one's life in a particular way or under particular circumstances
    • - people are living in fear in the wake of the shootings
  4. Lead (one's life) in a particular way
    • - he was living a life of luxury in Australia
  5. Supply oneself with the means of subsistence
    • - they live by hunting and fishing
  6. Survive in someone's mind; be remembered
    • - only the name lived on
  7. Have an exciting or fulfilling life
    • - he couldn't wait to get out of school and really start living
  8. Make one's home in a particular place or with a particular person
    • - I've lived in New England all my life
    • - they lived with his grandparents
Noun
  1. The condition that distinguishes animals and plants from inorganic matter, including the capacity for growth, reproduction, functional activity, and continual change preceding death
    • - the origins of life
  2. Living things and their activity
    • - some sort of life existed on Mars
    • - lower forms of life
    • - the ice-cream vendors were the only signs of life
  3. The state of being alive as a human being
    • - she didn't want to die; she loved life
    • - a superficial world where life revolved around the minutiae of outward appearance
  4. A particular type or aspect of people's existence
    • - an experienced teacher will help you settle into school life
    • - revelations about his private life
  5. Vitality, vigor, or energy
    • - she was beautiful and full of life
  6. The existence of an individual human being or animal
    • - a disaster that claimed the lives of 266 Americans
  7. A way of living
    • - his father decided to start a new life in California
  8. A biography
    • - a life of Shelley
  9. Either of the two states of a person's existence separated by death (as in Christianity and some other religious traditions)
    • - too much happiness in this life could reduce the chances of salvation in the next
  10. Any of a number of successive existences in which a soul is held to be reincarnated (as in Hinduism and some other religious traditions)

  11. A chance to live after narrowly escaping death (esp. with reference to the nine lives traditionally attributed to cats)

  12. The period between the birth and death of a living thing, esp. a human being
    • - she has lived all her life in the country
    • - I want to be with you for the rest of my life
    • - they became friends for life
  13. The period during which something inanimate or abstract continues to exist, function, or be valid
    • - underlay helps to prolong the life of a carpet
  14. A sentence of imprisonment for life

  15. (in art) The depiction of a subject from a real model, rather than from an artist's imagination
    • - the pose and clothing were sketched from life
    • - life drawing

  1. (life) a characteristic state or mode of living; "social life"; "city life"; "real life"
  2. (life) the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities; "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life"
  3. (life) 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"
  4. (life) animation: 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"
  5. (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"
  6. (life) the period from the present until death; "he appointed himself emperor for life"
  7. LiVES (LiVES is a Video Editing System) is a free software video editing program and VJ tool, released under the GNU General Public License version 3 or later. ...
  8. (A Life) A Life is a bittersweet comedy by Irish playwright Hugh Leonard. The primary character is Desmond Drumm, a highly intelligent but bitterly cynical civil servant who must try to make sense of his life after learning that he has a terminal illness.
  9. Life (cf. biota) is a characteristic that distinguishes objects that have signaling and self-sustaining processes (biology) from those that do not,The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition, published by Houghton Mifflin Company, via : * "The property or quality that ...
  10. (Life (Ana Johnsson song)) Cuz I Can is the 2004 official debut album – though not considered her debut album – by the Swedish pop rock singer Ana Johnsson. The album was only released in Sweden on April 14, 2004. ...
  11. (Life (Andy Hunter° album)) Life, released in 2005, is the second full-length album by British DJ and EDM composer Andy Hunter°. It may actually be considered an EP as it features only six songs, but each song's duration of +6 minutes makes up for a total playing time of 43:45.
  12. (Life (Ayumi Hamasaki song)) "Mirrorcle World" is the forty-third physical single and forty-fourth single overall by Ayumi Hamasaki. The title track is an extended version of the song "Mirror," a two-minute introductory track on Hamasaki's ninth studio album, Guilty. ...
  13. (Life (bbc series)) Life is a nature documentary series made by BBC television, first broadcast as part of the BBC's Darwin Season on BBC One and BBC HD from October to December 2009. ...
  14. (Life (board game)) The Game of Life, also known simply as LIFE, is a board game originally created in 1860 by Milton Bradley, as The Checkered Game of Life. ...
  15. (Life (Cardigans album)) Life is the second studio album of The Cardigans. It was released worldwide in 1995 and was an international success, especially in Japan, where it achieved platinum status. ...
  16. (Life (cereal)) Life is a breakfast cereal made of whole grain oats, distributed by the Quaker Oats Company. It was introduced in 1961 . The cereal's advertisements currently sport the slogan "Life is full of surprises".
  17. (LIFE (charity)) LIFE is a UK-based pro-life care-giving and educational charity (Registered National Charity No. 274144), founded in 1970 by Professor Jack Scarisbrick and his wife Nuala in response to the Abortion Act 1967, which introduced legal abortion to mainland Britain, i.e. ...
  18. (LIFE (church)) LIFE is a Pentecostal Christian church based in Auckland, New Zealand. It was formerly known as Christian Life Centre Auckland.
  19. (Life (Cueshe' Album)) Life is Cueshe's fourth and current album released on September 1, 2010 by Sony BMG Philippines.
  20. (Life (Elvis Presley song)) "Life" is a 1971 song by Elvis Presley. It was written by Shirl Milete. Elvis recorded it June 6, 1970. The single release had a seven-week stay on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, peaking at #53. It reached #8 on the Easy Listening chart and #34 on the Country Chart. ...
  21. (Life (film)) Life is a 1999 comedy-drama film directed by Ted Demme, and starring Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence. The supporting cast includes Obba Babatundé, Bernie Mac, Anthony Anderson, Miguel A. Núñez Jr. and Bokeem Woodbine. ...
  22. (Life (Frukwan album)) Life is the debut solo album by American rapper and former Stetsasonic and Gravediggaz member Frukwan, released on the BMG label in 2003 (see 2003 in music).
  23. (Life) God
  24. (life) The state that follows birth, and precedes death; the state of being alive and living; The period during which one (a person, an animal, a plant, a star) is alive; The span of time during which an object operates; The period of time during which an object is recognizable; A status given ...
  25. (live) To be alive; to have life; To have permanent residence somewhere; To survive; to persevere; to continue; To cope; To spend, as one's life; to pass; to maintain; to continue in, constantly or habitually; To act habitually in conformity with; to practice; Having life; that is alive. ...