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noun as in help

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There are also few other ways to look at this deal, beyond Uber’s own decision to double down on its lifeline in the pandemic, food delivery.

From Fortune

The stimulus check he just received was a lifeline for food and rent.

A federal economic relief package passed by Congress in March promised to provide a lifeline for hospitals, particularly those in rural communities where many facilities struggled to survive even before the coronavirus pandemic.

Yet not all lower- and middle-income nations are waiting for a lifeline.

From Fortune

In the midst of a pandemic, when companies of all sizes have struggled, Amazon undoubtedly extended a lifeline to more than a few.

From Quartz

These images, videos and messages became a lifeline between two worlds and a stark record of the distance between them.

They severed the last railroad lifeline into Atlanta, making the Citadel of the Confederacy as it was touted no longer tenable.

The third and final “lifeline” asked whether von Trier related to his female protagonists as well as his male ones.

The second “lifeline” was what von Trier had learned about female sexuality by making Nymphomaniac.

To step inside Madison Square Garden was to grab hold of a lifeline to an alternate world of harmonic order and balance.

Ten months of siege followed as Grant methodically cut the Confederate 39 lifeline.

Even so, he didn't unshackle his inward-reeling lifeline till he was inside the chamber.

Occasionally a lifeline was rigged along the well deck to the poop quarters, a by no means unnecessary precaution.

A cheer burst from the throats of the Boy Scouts as they tailed on the lifeline, and walked backward from the tree with it.

Even these hardy men of the wild dared not venture beyond their door without the lifeline which was always kept handy.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lifeline, such as: aid, line, and salvation.

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