outlive [v] outlast continue, endure, hang on, outstay, prevail, remain, survive; concept 407

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  • Outlive — Developer(s) Continuum Entertainment Publisher(s) Continuum Entertainment (BRA) Take Two Interactive …   Wikipedia

  • outlive — outlive, outlast, survive are comparable when they mean to remain in existence longer than another person or thing or after a given experience. Outlive carries a strong implication of a capacity for endurance and is especially appropriate when… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Outlive — Out*live , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Outlived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Outliving}.] To live beyond, or longer than; to survive. [1913 Webster] They live too long who happiness outlive. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outlive — index endure (last), last, remain (continue), subsist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • outlive — (v.) to live longer than, late 15c., from OUT (Cf. out) + LIVE (Cf. live) (v.). Related: Outlived; outliving …   Etymology dictionary

  • outlive — ► VERB ▪ live or last longer than …   English terms dictionary

  • outlive — [out΄liv′] vt. outlived, outliving 1. to live or endure longer than 2. to live through; outlast …   English World dictionary

  • outlive — transitive verb Date: 15th century 1. to live beyond or longer than < outlived most of his friends > < outlive its usefulness > 2. to survive the effects of < universities…outlive many political and social changes J. B. Conant > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • outlive — [[t]a͟ʊtlɪ̱v[/t]] outlives, outliving, outlived VERB If one person outlives another, they are still alive after the second person has died. If one thing outlives another thing, the first thing continues to exist after the second has disappeared… …   English dictionary

  • outlive — UK [ˌaʊtˈlɪv] / US [aʊtˈlɪv] verb [transitive] Word forms outlive : present tense I/you/we/they outlive he/she/it outlives present participle outliving past tense outlived past participle outlived 1) to live longer than someone else She outlived… …   English dictionary

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