life

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Noun[change]

Singular
life

Plural
lives

  1. Life is what makes a person, plant or animal grow and function.
    Scientists want to learn if there is life on other planets.
  2. Life is the time when people, plants or animals grow and exist before they die. Your life is the time that you live.
    The life of an ant is not as long as the life of a human.
    The lives of great men and women are very interesting.
    He never left his home town in his life.
  3. The state of something being in existence.
    We brought the company back to life, after it had be closed for 5 years.