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KK Pronunciation

〔 laIf 〕


〔 laif 〕

Overview of noun life

The noun life has 14 senses

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

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

  • 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")

  • animation, life, living, aliveness -- (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")

  • life, lifetime, life-time, lifespan -- (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 -- (the period between birth and the present time; "I have known him all his life")

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

  • life -- (a living person; "his heroism saved a life")

  • liveliness, life, spirit, sprightliness -- (animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it")

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

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

  • biography, life, life story, life history -- (an account of the series of events making up a person's life)

  • life -- (a motive for living; "pottery was his life")

  • life sentence, life -- (a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives; "he got life for killing the guard")