alife

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See also: Alife, ALife, aLife, a-life, A-Life, and A-life

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare lief (dear).

Adverb[edit]

alife (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) On one's life; dearly.
    • Beaumont and Fletcher
      I love that sport alife.

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of artificial life.

Noun[edit]

alife (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of A-life

References[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for alife in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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