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Synonyms for lifeline
ˈlaɪfˌlaɪnlife·line

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. line of life, life line, lifelinenoun

    a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live

    Synonyms:
    life line, line of life

  2. lifelinenoun

    support that enables people to survive or to continue doing something (often by providing an essential connection)

    "the airlift provided a lifeline for Berlin"; "she offered me a lifeline in my time of grief"

    Synonyms:
    life line, line of life

  3. lifelinenoun

    line that raises or lowers a deep-sea diver

    Synonyms:
    life line, line of life

  4. lifelinenoun

    line thrown from a vessel that people can cling to in order to save themselves from drowning

    Synonyms:
    life line, line of life

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lifeline":

    lifeblood, lifebelt, lifebuoy, buoy, life-blood, survival, joker

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How to use lifeline in a sentence?

  1. Chris McDermott:

    That was my other home, a lifeline.

  2. David Niederman:

    The little free time Chai Lifeline via AP had Chai Lifeline via AP was busy helping others.

  3. Bernard Kouchner:

    Before anything else, let's throw a lifeline to all these people who are drowning by creating a European rescue fleet for the 28 members of the European Union. One rescue boat for each country.

  4. Matthew Stover:

    Somehow Luke understood - in a way that Lando never had, that Hand and Leia and Chewbacca had simply never grasped - just how dark a place the universe really was. Lando guessed that was where Luke got his humility. His kindness. His gentle faith that people could change for the better. That must have been why he rarely smiled, and almost never made jokes. Because the goodness was all he really had. It was his lifeline. The rope to which he clung, dangling over the abyss.

  5. Leoncio Parra:

    Unfortunately, the latest proposal by Cerro Colorado only considered a real (wage) increase of 1 percent, which we consider to be a mockery of the workers, whose efforts are the lifeline of the company's profits.

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