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Definition 1: the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death) - [noun denoting time]

Samples where lifespan or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the battery had a short life
  • he lived a long and happy life

Synonyms for lifespan in the sense of this definition

(lifespan is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

(... is a kind of lifespan ) life after death

(lifespan is a part of ...) the time when something begins (especially life)

"they divorced after the birth of the child" "his election signaled the birth of a new age"

(lifespan is a part of ...) the time when something ends

"it was the death of all his plans" "a dying of old hopes"

(lifespan is a part of ...) a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state

(lifespan is a part of ...) a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises

"she was now of school age" "tall for his eld"

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