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    survive

    survive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word survive

    Definition
    (verb) continue to live through hardship or adversity
    Synonyms : endure , go , hold out , hold up , last , live , live on
    Example Sentence
    • We went without water and food for 3 days
    • These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America
    • The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
    • how long can a person last without food and water?
    Definition
    (verb) continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
    Example Sentence
    • He survived the cancer against all odds
    Definition
    (verb) support oneself
    Synonyms : exist , live , subsist
    Example Sentence
    • he could barely exist on such a low wage
    • Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?
    • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day
    Definition
    (verb) live longer than
    Synonyms : outlast , outlive
    Example Sentence
    • She outlived her husband by many years
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