What does Lifetime mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. life, lifetime, life-time, lifespannoun

    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"


  1. lifetimenoun

    The duration of the life of someone or something.

  2. lifetimenoun

    A long period of time.

    I've been waiting a lifetime for a train.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Lifetimenoun

    Continuance or duration of life.

    Etymology: life and time.

    Jordain talked prose all his life-time, without knowing what it was. Joseph Addison, on ancient Medals.


  1. lifetime

    Lifetime is the duration or period of time during which a living being, object, or phenomenon exists or continues to function or be valid. For a living being, lifetime refers to the period between its birth and death. For an object or product, it is the length of time that it remains usable, functional, or in service. For a phenomenon or concept, it refers to its relevant or influential duration.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lifetimenoun

    the time that life continues

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Lifetime' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4804

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Lifetime' in Nouns Frequency: #1904

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lifetime in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lifetime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Lifetime in a Sentence

  1. Carla Hurst-Chandler:

    Fathers Day tributes shared more love and adventures together( the five of us) in 18 years than many people are lucky enough to have in a lifetime.

  2. Bernice King:

    It's also knowing you are part of a force that will ultimately bring about transformation. You have to believe that. If you don't enter into it with that mindset, then you're always going to be in a never-ending cycle of violence and chaos, are you really committed to this outcome to the point that even if you don't see it in your lifetime -- even as my father didn't see some of these things in his lifetime -- it's OK as long as I know what I'm doing is going to lead to an outcome for another generation ?

  3. Phil Mickelson:

    They’re scary motherf ------ to get involved with, we know they killed [ Washington Post reporter Jamal ] Khashoggi and have a horrible record on human rights. They execute people over there for being gay. Knowing all of this, why would I even consider Washington Post ? Because this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reshape how the PGA Tour operates.

  4. Ritchie Torres:

    It is the honor of a lifetime to represent a borough filled with essential workers who have risked their lives so that New York City could live, the Bronx is my home, it is what made me who I am, and it is what I will fight for in Congress.

  5. Steven Paston/PA via AP:

    I've gained a lot from the PGA Tour, and I've received a lot. I've worked really hard to contribute and add value to the tour during my time there. I worked really hard to earn a lifetime exemption, and I don't want to give that up and I don't feel like I should have to, i don't know what that means for a future. I don't know what's going to happen. But I've earned that, and I don't plan on just giving it up.

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