Definition of Lifetime

1. Noun. The period during which something is functional (as between birth and death). "He lived a long and happy life"

Exact synonyms: Life, Life-time, Lifespan
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Terms within: Birth, Death, Demise, Dying, Time Of Life, Age, Eld
Specialized synonyms: Afterlife, Hereafter
Derivative terms: Lifer



Definition of Lifetime

1. n. The time that life continues.

Definition of Lifetime

1. Noun. The duration of the life of someone or something. ¹

2. Noun. (context: informal hyperbole) A long period of time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lifetime

1. the period of living existence [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lifetime

lifesome
lifespan
lifespans
lifespring
lifesprings
lifestream
lifestreaming
lifestreams
lifestring
lifestrings
lifestyle
lifestyler
lifestylers
lifestyles
lifetap
lifetime (current term)
lifetime-job
lifetime job
lifetime jobs
lifetimes
lifevest
lifevests
lifeward
lifeway
lifeways
lifework
lifeworks
lifeworld
lifeworlds
lifeworthy

Literary usage of Lifetime

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Emission lifetime Measurements. The lifetime of the first excited singlet state (т) is equal to the natural radiative lifetime of the state (TO) times the ..."

2. A Life of William Shakespeare by Sidney Lee (1898)
"There was only one lifetime edition of the ' Sonnets,' Thorpe's surreptitious venture of 1609 ;l but three editions were issued of the piratical ..."

3. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1879)
"But it is worth notice that we the King's hear nothing of any thought of a coronation during his etune. father's lifetime, a course so common both in France ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1876)
"... Wesley's lifetime, there is one other point which claims distinct notice—the question of the treatment of Wesley by the Church of England. ..."

5. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
"All parts of wills must remain ambulatory during the lifetime of the testator. Bates v. Hacking, 68 Atl. 622, 628, 29 RI 1,14 LRA (NS) 937. ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"Peckitt had considerable reputa- ( tion during his lifetime as a glass-painter, and made several new experiments in the use of coloured glass. ..."

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