for life

Definition of for life

  1. :  for the whole of one's life :  for the rest of one's life They met in college and have remained friends for life. He was sentenced to prison for life.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model

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