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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


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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