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(n.) pl. of Louse.
(pl.) of Louse


(n.) The state of being which begins with generation, birth, or germination, and ends with death; also, the time during which this state continues; that state of an animal or plant in which all or any of its organs are capable of performing all or any of their functions; -- used of all animal and vegetable organisms.
(n.) Of human beings: The union of the soul and body; also, the duration of their union; sometimes, the deathless quality or existence of the soul; as, man is a creature having an immortal life.
(n.) The potential principle, or force, by which the organs of animals and plants are started and continued in the performance of their several and cooperative functions; the vital force, whether regarded as physical or spiritual.
(n.) Figuratively: The potential or animating principle, also, the period of duration, of anything that is conceived of as resembling a natural organism in structure or functions; as, the life of a state, a machine, or a book; authority is the life of government.
(n.) A certain way or manner of living with respect to conditions, circumstances, character, conduct, occupation, etc.; hence, human affairs; also, lives, considered collectively, as a distinct class or type; as, low life; a good or evil life; the life of Indians, or of miners.
(n.) Animation; spirit; vivacity; vigor; energy.
(n.) That which imparts or excites spirit or vigor; that upon which enjoyment or success depends; as, he was the life of the company, or of the enterprise.
(n.) The living or actual form, person, thing, or state; as, a picture or a description from the life.
(n.) A person; a living being, usually a human being; as, many lives were sacrificed.
(n.) The system of animal nature; animals in general, or considered collectively.
(n.) An essential constituent of life, esp. the blood.
(n.) A history of the acts and events of a life; a biography; as, Johnson wrote the life of Milton.
(n.) Enjoyment in the right use of the powers; especially, a spiritual existence; happiness in the favor of God; heavenly felicity.
(n.) Something dear to one as one's existence; a darling; -- used as a term of endearment.


(v. t. & i.) To lie; to tell lies.


(a.) In a manner like that of; in a manner similar to; as, do not act like him.
(a.) In a like or similar manner.
(a.) Likely; probably.
(a.) To suit; to please; to be agreeable to.
(a.) To be pleased with in a moderate degree; to approve; to take satisfaction in; to enjoy.
(a.) To liken; to compare.
(n.) That which is equal or similar to another; the counterpart; an exact resemblance; a copy.
(n.) A liking; a preference; inclination; -- usually in pl.; as, we all have likes and dislikes.
(superl.) Having the same, or nearly the same, appearance, qualities, or characteristics; resembling; similar to; similar; alike; -- often with in and the particulars of the resemblance; as, they are like each other in features, complexion, and many traits of character.
(superl.) Equal, or nearly equal; as, fields of like extent.
(superl.) Having probability; affording probability; probable; likely.
(superl.) Inclined toward; disposed to; as, to feel like taking a walk.
(v. i.) To be pleased; to choose.
(v. i.) To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition).
(v. i.) To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly; as, he liked to have been too late. Cf. Had like, under Like, a.


(n.) A thong by which a dog is led; a leash.
(n.) The linden tree. See Linden.
(n.) A fruit allied to the lemon, but much smaller; also, the tree which bears it. There are two kinds; Citrus Medica, var. acida which is intensely sour, and the sweet lime (C. Medica, var. Limetta) which is only slightly sour.
(n.) Birdlime.
(n.) Oxide of calcium; the white or gray, caustic substance, usually called quicklime, obtained by calcining limestone or shells, the heat driving off carbon dioxide and leaving lime. It develops great heat when treated with water, forming slacked lime, and is an essential ingredient of cement, plastering, mortar, etc.
(v. t.) To smear with a viscous substance, as birdlime.
(v. t.) To entangle; to insnare.
(v. t.) To treat with lime, or oxide or hydrate of calcium; to manure with lime; as, to lime hides for removing the hair; to lime sails in order to whiten them.
(v. t.) To cement.


(n.) Flax; linen.
(n.) The longer and finer fiber of flax.
(n.) A linen thread or string; a slender, strong cord; also, a cord of any thickness; a rope; a hawser; as, a fishing line; a line for snaring birds; a clothesline; a towline.
(n.) A more or less threadlike mark of pen, pencil, or graver; any long mark; as, a chalk line.
(n.) The course followed by anything in motion; hence, a road or route; as, the arrow descended in a curved line; the place is remote from lines of travel.
(n.) Direction; as, the line of sight or vision.
(n.) A row of letters, words, etc., written or printed; esp., a row of words extending across a page or column.
(n.) A short letter; a note; as, a line from a friend.
(n.) A verse, or the words which form a certain number of feet, according to the measure.
(n.) Course of conduct, thought, occupation, or policy; method of argument; department of industry, trade, or intellectual activity.
(n.) That which has length, but not breadth or thickness.
(n.) The exterior limit of a figure, plat, or territory; boundary; contour; outline.
(n.) A threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark.
(n.) Lineament; feature; figure.
(n.) A straight row; a continued series or rank; as, a line of houses, or of soldiers; a line of barriers.
(n.) A series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person; a family or race; as, the ascending or descending line; the line of descent; the male line; a line of kings.
(n.) A connected series of public conveyances, and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.; as, a line of stages; an express line.
(n.) A circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map.
(n.) The equator; -- usually called the line, or equinoctial line; as, to cross the line.
(n.) A long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline.
(n.) A measuring line or cord.
(n.) That which was measured by a line, as a field or any piece of land set apart; hence, allotted place of abode.
(n.) Instruction; doctrine.
(n.) The proper relative position or adjustment of parts, not as to design or proportion, but with reference to smooth working; as, the engine is in line or out of line.
(n.) The track and roadbed of a railway; railroad.
(n.) A row of men who are abreast of one another, whether side by side or some distance apart; -- opposed to column.
(n.) The regular infantry of an army, as distinguished from militia, guards, volunteer corps, cavalry, artillery, etc.
(n.) A trench or rampart.
(n.) Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy.
(n.) Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections.
(n.) One of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed.
(n.) A number of shares taken by a jobber.
(n.) A series of various qualities and values of the same general class of articles; as, a full line of hosiery; a line of merinos, etc.
(n.) The wire connecting one telegraphic station with another, or the whole of a system of telegraph wires under one management and name.
(n.) The reins with which a horse is guided by his driver.
(n.) A measure of length; one twelfth of an inch.
(v. t.) To cover the inner surface of; as, to line a cloak with silk or fur; to line a box with paper or tin.
(v. t.) To put something in the inside of; to fill; to supply, as a purse with money.
(v. t.) To place persons or things along the side of for security or defense; to strengthen by adding anything; to fortify; as, to line works with soldiers.
(v. t.) To impregnate; -- applied to brute animals.
(v. t.) To mark with a line or lines; to cover with lines; as, to line a copy book.
(v. t.) To represent by lines; to delineate; to portray.
(v. t.) To read or repeat line by line; as, to line out a hymn.
(v. t.) To form into a line; to align; as, to line troops.


(a.) Having life; alive; living; not dead.
(a.) Being in a state of ignition; burning; having active properties; as, a live coal; live embers.
(a.) Full of earnestness; active; wide awake; glowing; as, a live man, or orator.
(a.) Vivid; bright.
(a.) Imparting power; having motion; as, the live spindle of a lathe.
(n.) Life.
(v. i.) To be alive; to have life; to have, as an animal or a plant, the capacity of assimilating matter as food, and to be dependent on such assimilation for a continuance of existence; as, animals and plants that live to a great age are long in reaching maturity.
(v. i.) To pass one's time; to pass life or time in a certain manner, as to habits, conduct, or circumstances; as, to live in ease or affluence; to live happily or usefully.
(v. i.) To make one's abiding place or home; to abide; to dwell; to reside.
(v. i.) To be or continue in existence; to exist; to remain; to be permanent; to last; -- said of inanimate objects, ideas, etc.
(v. i.) To enjoy or make the most of life; to be in a state of happiness.
(v. i.) To feed; to subsist; to be nourished or supported; -- with on; as, horses live on grass and grain.
(v. i.) To have a spiritual existence; to be quickened, nourished, and actuated by divine influence or faith.
(v. i.) To be maintained in life; to acquire a livelihood; to subsist; -- with on or by; as, to live on spoils.
(v. i.) To outlast danger; to float; -- said of a ship, boat, etc.; as, no ship could live in such a storm.
(v. t.) To spend, as one's life; to pass; to maintain; to continue in, constantly or habitually; as, to live an idle or a useful life.
(v. t.) To act habitually in conformity with; to practice.