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lives

noun
plural of life

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1 a history of a person's life
  • a renowned historian who has written lives of several early presidents

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2 a member of the human race
  • an appalling number of lives were lost in the war

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3 the period during which something exists, lasts, or is in progress
  • the Egyptian civilization had an extremely long life

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4 the way people live at a particular time and place
  • frontier life must have been rugged, exciting, challenging, and more than a little dangerous

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lives

verb
present tense third-person singular of live

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1 to have a home
  • he lives next door to the hospital

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2 to have life
  • Socrates was a philosopher who lived in ancient Greece

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“Lives.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lives. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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