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Main Entry: 1life
Inflected Form(s): plural lives /lvz/ 1 a: the quality that separates plants and animals from such things as water or rock : the quality that plants and animals lose when they die b: a state of a living thing marked especially by capacity for metabolism, growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction 2 a: all the experiences that make up the existence of a person <never heard of such a thing in all my life> b: BIOGRAPHY 3 a: the period during which a person, animal, or plant lives b: a specific part of living <adult life> c: the period from an event until death <remained friends for life> 4: a way or manner of living <the life of the ant> 5: a living being <many lives were saved> 6: energy or spirit in action or expression <eyes full of life> <still some life left in the coals> 7: the form or pattern of something that exists in actual fact <painted from life> <looks larger than life> 8: the period of usefulness, popularity, or existence of something <battery life> <the life of an insurance policy> 9: living beings (as of a kind or place) <forest life> 10: living activity and movement <stirrings of life> <streets humming with life> 11: one providing interest and vigor <the life of the party>