What does lifeline mean?

Definitions for lifeline
ˈlaɪfˌlaɪnlife·line

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lifeline.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. line of life, life line, lifeline(noun)

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

  2. lifeline(noun)

    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"

  3. lifeline(noun)

    line that raises or lowers a deep-sea diver

  4. lifeline(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. lifeline(Noun)

    A line to which a drowning or falling victim may cling to.

    Etymology: From life + line.

  2. lifeline(Noun)

    A means or route for transporting indispensable supplies.

    Etymology: From life + line.

  3. lifeline(Noun)

    A source of salvation in a crisis.

    Etymology: From life + line.

  4. lifeline(Noun)

    On the deck of a boat, a line to which one can attach oneself to stay aboard on rough seas

    Etymology: From life + line.

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How to pronounce lifeline?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Indian

How to say lifeline in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lifeline in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lifeline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of lifeline in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Ian Madin:

    The most important thing is to strengthen or replace infrastructure to make sure that our lifeline systems like power and water will not be so severely damaged that they require years to repair. We also need to strengthen or replace critical facilities like hospitals, fire and police facilities and schools.

  3. Joseph Muscat:

    Lifeline will be granted permission to enter a Maltese port, where procedures for identification, ascertaining their asylum eligibility, and distribution to other member states will start immediately, the Maltese government took the lead on a solution before the situation escalated to a humanitarian crisis.

  4. Edmund King:

    Many commentators use high-profile car crashes involving elderly drivers as a reason to call for bans or restrictions on older drivers, the decision to hang up your keys is a tough one but should be based on personal advice from your GP and family rather than being based on some arbitrary age. We all age differently and the car is an essential lifeline for many elderly people.

  5. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    Thousands of Japanese ships ply those waters every year including vessels carrying nine tenths of our oil. It is Japan's lifeline.

Images & Illustrations of lifeline

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