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To search out
To see
To see about a thing
To see how the squares go
To see on
To see one through
To see service
To see stars
To see the back of
To see the light
To see to
To seed down
To seek
To seek after
To seek for
To seek to
To seek upon
To seize on
To sell
To sell bargains
To sell one's life dearly
To sell out
To sell short
To send for
To send packing
To send to Coventry
To send to the right-about
To serve a process
To serve a warrant
To serve a writ

To seek the life of definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Life buoy. See Buoy. Life car, a water-tight boat or box, traveling on a line from a wrecked vessel to the shore. In it persons are hauled through the waves and surf. Life drop, a drop of vital blood. --Byron. Life estate (Law), an estate which is held during the term of some certain person's life, but does not pass by inheritance. Life everlasting (Bot.), a plant with white or yellow persistent scales about the heads of the flowers, as Antennaria, and Gnaphalium; cudweed. Life of an execution (Law), the period when an execution is in force, or before it expires. Life guard. (Mil.) See under Guard. Life insurance, the act or system of insuring against death; a contract by which the insurer undertakes, in consideration of the payment of a premium (usually at stated periods), to pay a stipulated sum in the event of the death of the insured or of a third person in whose life the insured has an interest. Life interest, an estate or interest which lasts during one's life, or the life of another person, but does not pass by inheritance. Life land (Law), land held by lease for the term of a life or lives. Life line. (a) (Naut.) A line along any part of a vessel for the security of sailors. (b) A line attached to a life boat, or to any life saving apparatus, to be grasped by a person in the water. Life rate, the rate of premium for insuring a life. Life rent, the rent of a life estate; rent or property to which one is entitled during one's life. Life school, a school for artists in which they model, paint, or draw from living models. Life table, a table showing the probability of life at different ages. To lose one's life, to die. To seek the life of, to seek to kill. To the life, so as closely to resemble the living person or the subject; as, the portrait was drawn to the life.



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