What does the word outlive mean?

Usage examples for outlive

  1. He must be a man of infinite leisure, and he must be ready to take a large risk of disappointment; for he must outlive his subject, and he must be willing to sacrifice all other opportunities of artistic creation. – The Silent Isle by Arthur Christopher Benson
  2. For some minutes I contemplated the scene, careless and despairing; for I imagined that I had only been permitted to outlive the whole, that my death might be even more terrible. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat