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1life defined

noun \ˈlīf\

plural lives
a : the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body b : a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings c : an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism, growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction
a : the sequence of physical and mental experiences that make up the existence of an individual b : one or more aspects of the process of living
3: spiritual existence transcending physical death
4the period from birth to death b : a specific phase of earthly existence
5: a way or manner of living
6: a vital or living being
7: an animating and shaping force or principle
8: the period of existence (as of a subatomic particle)
9a : human activities b : animate activity and movement <stirrings of life> c : the activities of a given sphere, area, or time


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