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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

References in periodicals archive ?
He was wearing a T-shirt but no life-jacket, a breach of New South Wales (NSW) state maritime regulations, reports the Guardian.
Had she not been wearing a life-jacket, she would have drowned.
When a confused stewardess could not locate her life-jacket to go through the safety demonstration before take-off, she heard sniggering from the players.
But the inquest heard the life-jacket slipped off him when the dinghy overturned in Cardiff Bay.
Wearing a life-jacket could be the difference between life and death.
Full legal jacket: A new state life-jacket law requires all recreational vessels, including canoes and kayaks, to carry a Type I, II, III or IV wearable personal flotation device for each person on board.