Definition of a new lease on life
- This medicine gives patients a new lease on life.
- After the movie was made, the book got a new lease on life.
: having recently come into existence : recent, modern
: having been seen, used, or known for a short time : novel
: newly, recently
: a contract by which one conveys real estate, equipment, or facilities for a specified term and for a specified rent
: a piece of land or property that is leased
: a continuance or opportunity for continuance
: to grant by lease
: to hold under a lease
: the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body
: a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings
: an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction
: of or relating to animate being
: using a living model
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