Meaning & Definition of Lifetime in English
1. The period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
- "The battery had a short life"
- "He lived a long and happy life"
Examples of using
After many years of reflection, I came to the conclusion that for every human, the meaning of life consists exactly in: to find the meaning of life. Each of us is a unique individual. And each of us carries in himself the capacity to find and fulfill a unique mission in his lifetime.
Tatoeba: We've got more sentences than your mom could ever say in her lifetime.
And I know you didn't do this just to win an election. And I know you didn't do it for me. You did it because you understand the enormity of the task that lies ahead. For even as we celebrate tonight, we know the challenges that tomorrow will bring are the greatest of our lifetime: two wars, a planet in peril, the worst financial crisis in a century.