Definition Of life


(in art) the depiction of a subject from a real model, rather than from an artist's imagination.

the pose and clothing were sketched from life

the condition that distinguishes animals and plants from inorganic matter, including the capacity for growth, reproduction, functional activity, and continual change preceding death.

the origins of life

the existence of an individual human being or animal.

a disaster that claimed the lives of 266 Americans

the period between the birth and death of a living thing, especially a human being.

she has lived all her life in the country

Example Of life

  • life has been kind to her

  • Already his painting recorded a scene of a disappearing London that had been painted from life .

  • An individual life is a small thing, which must be seized and relished in equal measure.

  • As blood is pumped around the body, it carries oxygen and nutrients that are essential for life .

  • At this period El Greco did not paint from life , except for the heads in his portraits.

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