What does lifeline mean?

Definitions for lifeline
ˈlaɪfˌlaɪnlife·line

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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.

  2. lifeline(Noun)

    A means or route for transporting indispensable supplies.

  3. lifeline(Noun)

    A source of salvation in a crisis.

  4. lifeline(Noun)

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

  5. Origin: From life + line.

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How to pronounce lifeline?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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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. Barry Shrewsbury:

    The benefits are a lifeline.

  2. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    For us, the Persian Gulf is our lifeline.

  3. Rajnish Gourh:

    We cannot have a hundred Lifeline Expresses in the country.

  4. Mohamed Yassin:

    They sympathise with us, because we were the lifeline for Somalis in the last 20 years.

  5. Greenberg Traurig:

    The question is, 'How long do the banks keep the heart beating?' it's not an unlimited lifeline.

Images & Illustrations of lifeline

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