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〔 sZˋvaIv 〕


〔 sәˊvaiv 〕

Overview of verb survive

The verb survive has 4 senses

  • survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out -- (continue to live through hardship or adversity; "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?")

  • survive, pull through, pull round, come through, make it -- (continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.); "He survived the cancer against all odds")

  • exist, survive, live, subsist -- (support oneself; "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")

  • outlive, outlast, survive -- (live longer than; "She outlived her husband by many years")