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.

    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?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Chief Financial Officer Lance Loeffler:

    There is no more lifeline.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Survival from the world of the living And I see how people in the ocean, someone knows how to swim (survive), and someone uses a friend, relative, loved one or a loved one as a lifeline, that is, he drowns him so as not to drown and breathe air ... Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Greenberg Traurig:

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

  4. Adrian Lovett:

    [The web] is both a lifeline and a critical force in helping to curb the spread of the virus, providing vital public health information and helping us live virtually when meeting physically threatens human lives, while this crisis affects everyone, those without the tools to protect themselves and their families are more vulnerable to the virus and its painful economic and social impacts.

  5. Karine Raymond:

    We are the be all and end all and lifeline to these patients, and yet we are being contaminated and cross contaminating.

Images & Illustrations of lifeline

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