What does the word outlast mean?

Usage examples for outlast

  1. Verily he lives for the present, all for the present, will be taught in sorrow that there is no life for him but of past and future: his delusion of the existence of a present hour for man will not outlast the season of his eating and drinking abundantly in security. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. But human suffering cannot outlast human strength; as a marvellous adjustment of forces has ordered that even at the pole, in the regions of boundless and perpetual cold, the sea shall not freeze to the bottom, so there is also in human nature a point beyond which suffering cannot extend. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  3. When she comes home, she will find that she has spent, we will say eighty dollars, for a very homely carpet whose greatest merit it is an affliction to remember- namely, that it will outlast three ordinary carpets. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe