life

n.

1) to lead a life (to lead a busy life)

2) to prolong; save a life

3) to devote one's life (to smt.)

4) to spend one's life (doing smt.)

5) to give, lay down, sacrifice; risk one's life

6) to claim, snuff out, take a life (she took her own life; the accident claimed many lives)

7) to ruin smb.'s life

8) to bring; restore smb. to life

9) to come to life; to take on life (the statue took on life in the sculptor's skilled hands)

10) an active; ascetic, austere; busy, hectic; charmed; cloistered; difficult, hard, miserable, tough; dissipated, dissolute; dull; easy; exciting; full; happy; idyllic; lonely, solitary; long; monastic; peaceful, quiet, serene; short; simple; stormy, turbulent life

11) campus (esp. AE); city; civilian; country, rural; married; modern; nomadic; political; public life (in civilian life the sergeant was a teacher; married life seems to agree with them; the hunters led a nomadic life)

12) smb.'s family, home; love, personal; private; sex; social life (to lead a hectic social life; in private life she was very easygoing)

13) animal; bird; human; marine; plant life

14) smb.'s adult life

15) the shelf life (of smt. being sold in a store)

16) in life (early in life)

17) (misc.) in the prime of life; the facts of life; the accused got life ('the accused was sentenced to life imprisonment'); to show signs of life; (to hang on) for dear life ('with all one's energy'); not on your life ('not for anything in the world'); to start a new life; to make a new life for oneself; to breathe (new) life into smt.; to bring back to life; to stake one's life on smt.; a way of life

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[laɪf]
a way of life
ascetic
ascetic
austere
austere
civilian
cloistered
dissipated
dissolute
dull
hectic
idyllic
lay down
modem
monastic
nomadic
peaceful
personal
plant life
political
restore smb. to life
risk one's life
rural
save a life
serene
snuff out
solitary
stormy
the facts of life
to breathe (new) life into smt.
to bring back to life
to make a new life for oneself
to show signs of life
to stake one's life on smt.
to start a new life
turbulent life
not on your life ('not for anything in the world')
the accused got life ('the accused was sentenced to life imprisonment')
(to hang on) for dear life ('with all one's energy')
public life (in civilian life the sergeant was a teacher; married life seems to agree with them; the hunters led a nomadic life)
take a life (she took her own life; the accident claimed many lives)
to take on life (the statue took on life in the sculptor's skilled hands)
social life (to lead a hectic social life; in private life she was very easygoing)
(misc.) in the prime of life
an active
smb. 's adult life
smb. 's family
to bring
to claim
to come to life
to give
to prolong
to ruin smb. 's life
to spend one's life (doing smt.)
in life (early in life)
campus (esp. AE)
the shelf life (of smt. being sold in a store)
to lead a life (to lead a busy life)
to devote one's life (to smt.)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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