DICTIONARY


Definition of LIFE

noun : LIFE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a characteristic state or mode of living; "social life"; "city life"; "real life" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities; "he could no longer cope with the complexities of life" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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"; "get a life!" "he is trying to rebuild his life" ;

  • 6. (

    ) the period between birth and the present time; "I have known him all his life" ;

  • 7. (

    ) the period from the present until death; "he appointed himself emperor for life" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a living person; "his heroism saved a life" ;

  • 10. (

    ) living things collectively; "the oceans are teeming with life" ;

  • 11. (

    ) the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones; "there is no life on the moon" ;

  • 13. (

    ) a motive for living; "pottery was his life" ;

  • 14. (

    ) a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives; "he got life for killing the guard" ;


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