Definition of LIFE

  1. (noun)a characteristic state or mode of living
  2. (noun)the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
  3. (noun)the course of existence of an individual; the actions and events that occur in living
  4. (noun)the condition of living or the state of being alive
  5. (noun)the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
  6. (noun)the period between birth and the present time
  7. (noun)the period from the present until death
  8. (noun)a living person
  9. (noun)animation and energy in action or expression
  10. (noun)living things collectively
  11. (noun)the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones
  12. (noun)an account of the series of events making up a person's life
  13. (noun)a motive for living
  14. (noun)a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives