Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To outlive; outlast; live through.

Part of speech: verb

To remain alive; exist.

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Usage examples "survive":

  1. Turkeys that survive should be disposed of. - "Common Diseases of Farm Animals", R. A. Craig, D. V. M..
  2. He did not understand all this, he could not imagine what motive was in Deede Dawson's mind, though it was certainly true enough that once they began shooting at each other neither man was at all likely to survive, for Rupert knew he would not miss and he did not think Deede Dawson would either. - "The Bittermeads Mystery", E. R. Punshon.
  3. And even if you survive Rules One and Two, Rule Three will probably get you in the end. - "The First Hundred Thousand", Ian Hay.