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Definition of "lives" []

  • Plural of life. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lives" in a sentence
  • "This fum fubtradled from 43.202 leaves 10.651; which remain - der added to 8.917 (the value juft found of the three joint lives) gives 19.568, the va* lue of the longeft of the three lives*"
  • "_the story of Savitri is read_, a story in which the wife lives only for the husband, while he, as he rudely tells her -- after all her devotion -- _lives only for his parents_!"
  • "And now I can actually see a plausible interpretation that Santorum mistakenly starts to say the word lives before he says people's, so he then self-corrects, adding people's before he repeats lives again."