life noun \ˈlīf\
plural lives \ˈlīvz\
a : the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional plant or animal from a dead body b : a state of living 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 : a specific part or aspect of the process of living <sex life> <adult life>
—life·less \ˈlīf-ləs\ adjective
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