noun, plural lives [lahyvz]. /laɪvz/.
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Idioms for life
- to recover consciousness.
- to become animated and vigorous: The evening passed, but somehow the party never came to life.
- to appear lifelike: The characters of the novel came to life on the screen.
Origin of life
SYNONYMS FOR life
OTHER WORDS FROM lifepre·life, adjectiveun·der·life, noun
Words nearby life
Example sentences from the Web for life
Despite his condition, Paul maintained his social life to stave off the depression.
Wenstrup also focused on Biden and Harris, accusing the Democrats of “playing politics with people’s lives” without responding to the reporter’s question.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
Multiply that by an expected life span of at least ten years.
Look, you’re, you’ve spent your whole life in public service.Trump, in town hall, says he wouldn’t have done anything differently on pandemic|Colby Itkowitz, Josh Dawsey, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
“We’ve spent $8 trillion and we’ve lost thousands of lives but really millions of lives because I view both sides.”Trump’s ABC News town hall: Four Pinocchios, over and over again|Glenn Kessler|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
His life as a man is built around health insurance and tax services.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was also an attack on our freedom of expression and way of life.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I always wanted my life to be that way, and it became that way.
I liked it because it was like my life coming back together.
It could dramatically improve quality of life in communities throughout the developing world.
One could see that, in both places, something like an old world dignity of life had in the past been kept up.A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs|George M. Wrong
On the way Bova bethought him how he could have deserved such a shameful death, and to lose his life in the flower of his days.The Russian Garland|Various
I was already marked out for the life of a student, yet little that was in the books I read seemed to find its way into my mind.'Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3)|John Morley
Beauchamp hugged his politics like some who show their love of the pleasures of life by taking to them angrily.Beauchamp's Career, Complete|George Meredith
He is here, adorning, by a life of severe simplicity and divine benevolence, the doctrine he has espoused.Aurelian|William Ware
British Dictionary definitions for life
noun plural lives (laɪvz)
- the remainder or extent of one's life
- (as modifier)a life sentence; life membership; life subscription; life work
- a biography
- (as modifier)a life story
- a characteristic state or mode of existencetown life
- (as modifier)life style
- to become animate or conscious
- to be realistically portrayed or represented
Word Origin for life
Medical definitions for life
n. pl. lives (līvz)
Scientific definitions for life
Idioms and Phrases with life
In addition to the idioms beginning with life
- life and death
- life is too short
- life of Riley
- life of the party
- bet one's ass (life)
- big as life
- breathe new life into
- bring to life
- change of life
- charmed life
- come alive (to life)
- dog's life
- facts of life
- for dear life
- for the life of
- get a life
- good life
- late in life
- lay down (one's life)
- lead a double life
- matter of life and death
- new lease on life
- not on your life
- of one's life
- once in a lifetime
- prime of life
- risk life and limb
- run for it (one's life)
- staff of life
- story of my life
- take someone's life
- to save one's life
- to the life
- true to (life)
- variety is the spice of life
- walk of life
- while there's life there's hope
- you bet (your life)