Word of the Day
effusion effusion
/ɪ ˈfju ʒən/

L

  • life life  /ˈlaɪf/ ?  a characteristic state or mode of living

    life meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a characteristic state or mode of living
    2. (n) the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    3. (n) the course of existence of an individual; the actions and events that occur in living
    4. (n) the condition of living or the state of being alive
    5. (n) the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
    6. (n) the period between birth and the present time
    7. (n) the period from the present until death
    8. (n) a living person
    9. (n) animation and energy in action or expression
    10. (n) living things collectively
    11. (n) the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones
    12. (n) an account of the series of events making up a person's life
    13. (n) a motive for living
    14. (n) a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives

    Synonym(s)

    life usage(s)

    1. I live a pretty conservative life, so I probably really haven't done anything crazy.
    2. PTI's annual Making of America issue presents a look at the life of Founding Father Thomas Jefferson.
  • life assurance life assurance  insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies
  • life belt life belt  belt attaching you to some object as a restraint in order to prevent you from…
  • life buoy life buoy  a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material
  • life class life class  an art class using a live human model
  • life cycle life cycle  the course of developmental changes in an organism from fertilized zygote to…
  • life estate life estate  (law) an estate whose duration is limited to the life of the person holding…
  • life eternal life eternal  life without beginning or end
  • life expectancy life expectancy  an expected time to live as calculated on the basis of statistical…
  • life force life force  (biology) a hypothetical force (not physical or chemical) once thought by Henri…
  • life form life form  the characteristic bodily form of a mature organism
  • life history life history  an account of the series of events making up a person's life
  • life imprisonment life imprisonment  a sentence of imprisonment until death
  • life insurance life insurance  insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies
  • life jacket life jacket  life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable…
  • life line life line  a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you…
  • life mask life mask  a cast taken from the face of a living person
  • life office life office  life assurance office
  • life peer life peer  a British peer whose title lapses at death
  • life preserver life preserver  rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person…
  • life principle life principle  a hypothetical force to which the functions and qualities peculiar to…
  • life raft life raft  a raft to use if a ship must be abandoned in an emergency
  • life ring life ring  a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material
  • life saver life saver  a candy shaped like a small lifesaver
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