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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 ?
The criminal took life of a youth over a land dispute in 2002.
Firing incident in Gulshan-e-Iqbal near Mosmiat Chowrangi took life of a person later on identified as Sami Ullah.
BRL, an NEA-backed company, was in serious financial trouble and Jim turned it around and as President took Life Technologies public in 1986.
He took life of a woman and her daughter during a robbery in 1998.
Following his near-death experience, it would be understandable if Richard took life in the slow lane for a while.