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survive


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Survive  \Sur*vive"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Survived};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Surviving}.]  [F.  survivre,  L.  supervivere  super  over 
  +  vivere  to  live.  See  {Super-},  and  {Victuals}.] 
  To  live  beyond  the  life  or  existence  of  to  live  longer  than 
  to  outlive;  to  outlast;  as  to  survive  a  person  or  an  event. 
  --Cowper. 
 
  I'll  assure  her  of  Her  widowhood,  be  it  that  she 
  survive  me  In  all  my  lands  and  leases  whatsoever. 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Survive  \Sur*vive"\,  v.  i. 
  To  remain  alive;  to  continue  to  live. 
 
  Thy  pleasure,  Which  when  no  other  enemy  survives, 
  Still  conquers  all  the  conquerors.  --Sir  J. 
  Denham. 
 
  Alike  are  life  and  death,  When  life  in  death  survives. 
  --Longfellow. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  survive 
  v  1:  continue  to  live,  endure  or  last  "We  went  without  water  and 
  food  for  3  days";  "The  legend  of  Elvis  lives  on";  "These 
  superstitions  survive  in  the  backwaters  of  America" 
  [syn:  {last},  {live},  {live  on},  {go},  {endure},  {hold 
  up},  {hold  out}] 
  2:  continue  in  existence  after  (an  adversity,  etc.);  "He 
  survived  the  cancer  against  all  odds"  [syn:  {pull  through}, 
  {come  through},  {make  it}]  [ant:  {succumb}] 
  3:  stay  alive;  survive;  "he  could  barely  exist  on  such  a  low 
  wage"  [syn:  {exist},  {live},  {subsist}] 
  4:  live  longer  than  "She  outlived  her  husband  by  many  years" 
  [syn:  {outlive},  {outlast}] 




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