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out·live

 (out-lĭv′)
tr.v. out·lived, out·liv·ing, out·lives
1. To live longer than: She outlived her son.
2. To continue in use or existence long enough to survive (something else): a regulation that has outlived its usefulness.

outlive

(ˌaʊtˈlɪv)
vb (tr)
1. to live longer than (someone)
2. to live beyond (a date or period): he outlived the century.
3. to live through (an experience)

out•live

(ˌaʊtˈlɪv)

v.t. -lived, -liv•ing.
1. to live longer than; survive.
2. to outlast; live through.
[1425–75]
syn: See survive.

outlive


Past participle: outlived
Gerund: outliving

Imperative
outlive
outlive
Present
I outlive
you outlive
he/she/it outlives
we outlive
you outlive
they outlive
Preterite
I outlived
you outlived
he/she/it outlived
we outlived
you outlived
they outlived
Present Continuous
I am outliving
you are outliving
he/she/it is outliving
we are outliving
you are outliving
they are outliving
Present Perfect
I have outlived
you have outlived
he/she/it has outlived
we have outlived
you have outlived
they have outlived
Past Continuous
I was outliving
you were outliving
he/she/it was outliving
we were outliving
you were outliving
they were outliving
Past Perfect
I had outlived
you had outlived
he/she/it had outlived
we had outlived
you had outlived
they had outlived
Future
I will outlive
you will outlive
he/she/it will outlive
we will outlive
you will outlive
they will outlive
Future Perfect
I will have outlived
you will have outlived
he/she/it will have outlived
we will have outlived
you will have outlived
they will have outlived
Future Continuous
I will be outliving
you will be outliving
he/she/it will be outliving
we will be outliving
you will be outliving
they will be outliving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outliving
you have been outliving
he/she/it has been outliving
we have been outliving
you have been outliving
they have been outliving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outliving
you will have been outliving
he/she/it will have been outliving
we will have been outliving
you will have been outliving
they will have been outliving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outliving
you had been outliving
he/she/it had been outliving
we had been outliving
you had been outliving
they had been outliving
Conditional
I would outlive
you would outlive
he/she/it would outlive
we would outlive
you would outlive
they would outlive
Past Conditional
I would have outlived
you would have outlived
he/she/it would have outlived
we would have outlived
you would have outlived
they would have outlived
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outlive - live longer than; "She outlived her husband by many years"

outlive

verb survive, outlast, live on after, endure beyond, remain alive after I'm sure Rose will outlive us all.

outlive

verb
To live, exist, or remain longer than:
Translations
sobrevivir a

outlive

[aʊtˈlɪv] VTsobrevivir a
the agreement has outlived its original purposeel acuerdo ha durado más tiempo de lo que se había planeado
she dropped men as soon as they outlived their usefulnessabandonaba a los hombres tan pronto como dejaban de resultarle útiles

outlive

[ˌaʊtˈlɪv] vt
[+ person] → survivre à
to outlive its usefulness [institution, organization] → avoir fait son temps

outlive

vt
(= live longer than) personüberleben; centuryüberdauern; to have outlived one’s daynicht mehr der/die sein, der/die man einmal war; to have outlived one’s/its usefulnessausgedient haben; (method, system) → sich überlebt haben
(= come safely through) storm etcüberstehen; disgrace etcsich reinigen (können) von (geh), → frei werden von

outlive

[ˌaʊtˈlɪv] vtsopravvivere a

outlive

v. sobrevivir, vivir más que; durar más.
References in classic literature ?
A chattering crow lives out nine generations of aged men, but a stag's life is four times a crow's, and a raven's life makes three stags old, while the phoenix outlives nine ravens, but we, the rich-haired Nymphs, daughters of Zeus the aegis-holder, outlive ten phoenixes.
Cutter had purposely remained childless, with the determination to outlive him and to share his property with her `people,' whom he detested.
I'm afraid Lady Malkinshaw will outlive me, after all
But the loss of her reputation, bad as it is, is not the worst; I shall lose my child; she hath attempted twice to destroy herself already; and though she hath been hitherto prevented, vows she will not outlive it; nor could I myself outlive any accident of that nature.
The deliberating and comparing faculties generally preserve their strength much beyond that period in men who survive it; and when, in addition to this circumstance, we consider how few there are who outlive the season of intellectual vigor, and how improbable it is that any considerable portion of the bench, whether more or less numerous, should be in such a situation at the same time, we shall be ready to conclude that limitations of this sort have little to recommend them.
It may be rendered into English thus: "May your celestial majesty outlive the sun, eleven moons and a half
Men outlive their love, but they don't outlive the consequences of their recklessness.
A ruddy and lusty old dame, who delights in all weathers and seasons, and is likely to outlive all her children yet.
Miss Reade says she always loves to see him sitting there because it gives her such a deep and lasting sense of the beauty and strength of love which can thus outlive time and death.
Who knows all its awful perhapses,--those shudderings and tremblings, which it can no more live down than it can outlive its own eternity
No troubles came that we could not outlive, till this year brought them; then came they all at once, as one might say, and overwhelmed us.
But the poetry of despair will not outlive despair itself.