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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.
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