Definition of come to life
- The movie really comes to life when she appears on the screen.
- Downtown comes to life each night when the clubs open.
- The engine suddenly came to life.
: 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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