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Engelsk navneord: life

1. life (om tilstand) a characteristic state or mode of living


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSocial life.
City life.
Real life.


Mindre specifikke termerbeing, beingness, existence


Mere specifikke termerghetto

2. life (om erkendelse) the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe could no longer cope with the complexities of life.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)living


Mindre specifikke termerexperience

3. life (om tilstand) the course of existence of an individual; the actions and events that occur in living


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe hoped for a new life in Australia.
He wanted to live his own life without interference from others.


Mindre specifikke termerbeing, beingness, existence

4. life (om tilstand) the condition of living or the state of being alive


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhile there's life there's hope.
Life depends on many chemical and physical processes.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aliveness, animation, living


Mindre specifikke termerbeing, beingness, existence


Mere specifikke termerendurance, eternal life, life eternal, skin, survival


Kendetegneralive, dead, live

5. life (om tid) the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe battery had a short life.
He lived a long and happy life.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)life-time, lifespan, lifetime


Mindre specifikke termerperiod, period of time, time period


Mere specifikke termerafterlife, hereafter


Omfatter disse specifikke termerage, birth, death, demise, dying, eld, time of life

6. life (om tid) the period between birth and the present time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI have known him all his life.


Mindre specifikke termerperiod, period of time, time period


Omfatter disse specifikke termerpast

7. life (om tid) the period from the present until death


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe appointed himself emperor for life.


Mindre specifikke termerperiod, period of time, time period


Mere specifikke termerdays, years

8. life (om person) a living person


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis heroism saved a life.


Mindre specifikke termerindividual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

9. life (om egenskab) animation and energy in action or expression


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)liveliness, spirit, sprightliness


Mindre specifikke termeranimation, brio, invigoration, spiritedness, vivification


Mere specifikke termerairiness, alacrity, breeziness, briskness, buoyancy, delicacy, ebullience, elan, energy, enthusiasm, esprit, exuberance, ginger, high-spiritedness, irrepressibility, jauntiness, muscularity, pep, peppiness, pertness, smartness, vigor, vigour, vim


Kendetegnerlively

10. life living things collectively


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe oceans are teeming with life.


Mindre specifikke termeranimate thing, living thing


Mere specifikke termerwildlife

11. life (om fænomen) the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere is no life on the moon.


Mindre specifikke termerorganic phenomenon


Mere specifikke termeraerobiosis, biology

12. life (om kommunikation) an account of the series of events making up a person's life


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)biography, life history, life story


Mindre specifikke termeraccount, chronicle, history, story


Mere specifikke termerautobiography, hagiography, profile


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerParallel Lives

13. life (om motiv) a motive for living


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPottery was his life.


Mindre specifikke termermotivation, motive, need

14. life (om tid) a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe got life for killing the guard.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)life sentence


Mindre specifikke termerprison term, sentence, time









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