life [lahyf] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||attainment, behavior, circumstances, conduct, development, enjoyment, enlightenment, growth, hand one is dealt, happiness, human condition, journey, knowledge, lifestyle, participation, personality, realization, suffering, trials and tribulations, vicissitudes, way of life, world|
|Category:||1. Vitality; vitality in general|
life, vitality, viability; animation; vital spark, vital flame, soul, spirit., respiration, wind; breath of life, breath of one's nostrils; lifeblood; Archeus; existence., vivification; oxygen; vital air, vital force; vitalization; revivification; Prometheus; life to come (destiny)., [Science of life] physiology, biology; animal ecology., nourishment, staff of life (food) [more].
be alive; live, breathe, respire; subsist (exist); walk the earth; "strut and fret one's hour upon the stage" [Macbeth]; be spared., see the light, be born, come into the world, fetch breath, draw breath, fetch the breath of life, draw the breath of life; quicken; revive; come to life., give birth to (produce); bring to life, put into life, vitalize; vivify, vivificate; reanimate (restore); keep alive, keep body and soul together, keep the wolf from the door; support life., have nine lives like a cat.
living, alive; in life, in the flesh, in the land of the living; on this side of the grave, above ground, breathing, quick, animated; animative; lively (active); all alive and kicking; tenacious of life., vital, vitalic; vivifying, vivified; viable, zoetic; Promethean.
atqui vivere militare est [Seneca]; non est vivre sed valere vita [Martial].
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