life [-'s, lives] n
OE líf, person, body.
- Existence; experience; mortal state of being; ability to move, breathe, and feel.
- Vitality; viability; [fig.] sustenance; nourishment; refreshment.
- Being; individual; person born; living entity; individual creature; [fig.] person born again spiritually.
- Manner; living; way of being; mode of existence.
- Phrase. “Life that is”: mortality; present time.
- Phrase. “Life that is to be”: immortality; future time; existence of the soul after death.