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Princeton's WordNet

  1. life, lifetime, life-time, lifespan(noun)

    the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)

    "the battery had a short life"; "he lived a long and happy life"

    sprightliness, life sentence, lifetime, life story, spirit, life-time, biography, life, liveliness, living, life history, aliveness, animation


  1. lifespan(noun)


  2. lifespan(noun)

    The length of time for which an organism lives.

    Some clams have lifespans far longer than those of human beings.


  3. lifespan(noun)

    The length of time for which something exists or is current or valid.


Editors Contribution

  1. time from birth to death

    time between birth and death

    Submitted by acronimous on April 15, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lifespan":

    lifetime, longevity, life, life-span, duration, lifecycle, expectancy

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  1. Danny Longman:

    In much the same as a company with minimal overheads is more able to weather out an economic downturn,( if) a species needs less energy to live, it is more likely to survive periods when there is decreased food availability, in fact, it has recently been demonstrated that the energy expenditure of humans and other primates is remarkably low compared with other placental mammals, and that this may be linked to our long lifespan.

  2. Zoo Miami:

    The sad reality is the lifespan of animals is not as long as humans, it doesnt make it easier to lose one.

  3. Julie Linton:

    What we know about the social determinants of health that can impact through someone's lifespan is that children are best able to achieve their dreams and survive trauma when they have access to safety and support and have a loving adult in their life that can shepherd them through childhood, these families are undergoing this treacherous journey feeling that they have no choice but to seek safety for their families elsewhere.

  4. Roy Larke:

    Some brands are designed specifically for the convenience store market, so they have a three-to-six month lifespan for a particular recipe, but Pocari Sweat isn't like that, it's an enduring long-term brand that Otsuka has really developed over the last 50 years, and today it's that endurance and long history in Japan that has kept it going.

  5. Margo Mullinax:

    Crushes can continue throughout your lifespan, you don’t just stop having them because you’re in a relationship. It’s natural, when you’re around someone a lot, to develop feelings.

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