Definition of for life
: 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
: 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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