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    lifeline

    lifeline - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lifeline

    Definition
    (noun) a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live
    Synonyms : life line , line of life
    Definition
    (noun) support that enables people to survive or to continue doing something (often by providing an essential connection)
    Example Sentence
    • the airlift provided a lifeline for Berlin
    • she offered me a lifeline in my time of grief
    Definition
    (noun) line that raises or lowers a deep-sea diver Definition
    (noun) line thrown from a vessel that people can cling to in order to save themselves from drowning
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