out live


verb (used with object), outlived, outliving.
to live longer than; survive (a person, period, etc.): She outlived her husband by many years.
to outlast; live or last through: The ship outlived the storm. He hopes to outlive the stigma of his imprisonment.

1425–75; late Middle English outliven. See out-, live1

outliver, noun

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

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"to live longer than," 1472, from out + live (v.).
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