Definitions for "ESTATE FOR LIFE"
An estate that is measured by a person's lifetime with no defined duration except the person's lifetime.
An estate that has not been acquired through inheritance and which can be held by a renter or occupant for an undetermined length or time – this time is usually specified as the life span of the occupant or the life term of other individuals, hence the name of this estate.
(law) an estate whose duration is limited to the life of the person holding it