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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 classic literature ?
This, Black One," answered Umslopogaas; "that I stabbed the woman in defence of my own life.
D'Artagnan then remembered the injunction: "If you value your own life or that of those who love you, remain motionless, and as if you had seen nothing.
Adam Ludlow, 37, took his own life using a plastic bag in an act of "sacrificial love", according to his relatives.
Firestarters: How Innovators, Instigators and Initiators Can Inspire You to Ignite Your Own Life
EX-FOOTBALLER Gary Speed took his own life, along with three others, after being coached by Barry Bennell, a court has heard.
Nine prisoners killed themselves after being convicted but before sentencing, and one detainee - a person in custody or confinement - took their own life.
Beloved Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington took his own life last July after years of battling his own personal demons.
The latest report from the Veterans Administration said 20 veterans take their own life on a daily basis.
ONE Love One Family - that is the motto of the group set up in the wake of the death of Liam Fletcher, who took his own life almost a year ago.
Frances Crook, chief executive of the Howard League, said: "No one should be so desperate whilst they are in the care of the state that they take their own life.
FORMER boxing champion Frank Bruno said he would "never be that brave" to take his own life as he opened up about his battle with bipolar disorder.
The YouGov research also found 41 per cent of those who had contemplated taking their own life had not discussed the feelings with anyone else.
A WIDOW whose life fell to pieces after her husband died took her own life, a coroner ruled.
A person with a terminal illness or the like has a moral right to decide whether to keep living or to take his own life to end his suffering.
Summary: A 35-year-old man is believed to have shot and severely wounded his wife in their Aley residence in Mount Lebanon shortly before taking his own life, a security source told The Daily Star Tuesday.