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Synonyms for life

living things

period of usefulness




come to life


for dear life

give your life


  • lay down your life
  • die
  • sacrifice yourself

that's life


  • that's the way things are
  • that's it
  • that's the way the cookie crumbles

Synonyms for life

Synonyms for life

a characteristic state or mode of living

the experience of being alive


Related Words

the course of existence of an individual

the condition of living or the state of being alive

the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)

the period between birth and the present time

the period from the present until death

a living person

living things collectively

the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones

an account of the series of events making up a person's life

a motive for living

a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives

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Despite the strange happenings that occur after Nagi comes to life, readers will be able to suspend disbelief and enjoy both of these manga tales.
By day, the area comes to life with talented street performers watched by bustling crowds, but by night, it comes to life for very different reasons.
Facing their tenth year together, anc pressure to follow up their Polaris Prize-winning second album, The Chemistry of Common Life, the forward-thinking hardcore band that began their last album with a flute solo, recorded David Comes to Life.
Military science fiction at its best comes to life in a gripping audio.
The mysterious woman comes to life, stepping out of the picture frame to dance with him.
At the same time, the scientists injected the mice with spores of the modified bacterium Clostridiurn novyi-NT, which comes to life only in environments depleted of oxygen.
Together they will be performing to Tchaikovsky's beautiful score, bringing to life the story of Clara and her adventures when the toy Nutcracker doll she has been given for Christmas comes to life.
In The Drowsy Chaperone (at Broadway's Marquis Theatre) coauthor Bob Martin plays Man in Chair--that's MTQ to you--who cheers himself up by putting on the cast album of a 1928 musical and giving us a running commentary as the show comes to life in his living room.
Yet there are also Sam's desperate efforts to figure out what has happened to him, usually in sequences involving a famous BBC test pattern featuring a quixotic little girl who comes to life to provide esoteric advice regarding how to escape to his real reality.
In a supernatural but workable twist, the alter ego he creates online comes to life and causes enormous havoc in David's life.
Then while playing with one of the boxes that his family's possessions had been moved in, TJ is surprised with it comes to life and starts to talk to him.
History comes to life for visitors at a popular tourist attraction.
We then see her testing her nascent sexuality by doing an awkwardly sensuous Flashdance routine with that ur-symbol of masculinity, a horse--here sublimated within the form of a stuffed animal that comes to life in her bedroom.
A brave young woman and survival in Warsaw comes to life.
We will watch as a man born blind comes to sight and a man dead and gone comes to life.