noun - the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
noun - the condition of living or the state of being alive
noun - an account of the series of events making up a person's life
noun - the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
noun - animation and energy in action or expression
noun - a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives
noun - a characteristic state or mode of living
noun - a living person
noun - a motive for living
noun - living things collectively
noun - the course of existence of an individual; the actions and events that occur in living
noun - the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones
noun - the period between birth and the present time
noun - the period from the present until death