from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To live longer than: She outlived her son.
- transitive v. To continue in use or existence long enough to survive (something else): a regulation that has outlived its usefulness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To live longer than; continue to live after the death of; overlive; survive.
- v. To live through or past (a given time).
- v. To surpass in duration; outlast.
- v. To live longer; continue to live.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To live beyond, or longer than; to survive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To live longer than; continue to live after the death of; overlive; survive.
- To surpass in duration; outlast.
- Synonyms Outlive, Survive. Outlive is generally the stronger, carrying something of the idea of surpassing or beating another in vitality or hold upon life; it is tenderer to say that one survives than that he outlives his wife or friend.
- To live longer; continue to live.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. live longer than
It'll be fascinating to see how greater DVR penetration changes networks and advertisers, as well as to see how TiVo's own story unfolds -- despite the fanatical loyalty of TiVo users like me, I wouldn't be surprised to have the name outlive the company as a synonym for DVR, which would be a rather heroic failure.
Â May the written word outlive the spoken and may his books influence not only fathers and children today, but also society for generations to come.
And as to the necessity of it, I look upon it as no less than a completion of baptism in such as outlive their childhood; and for that cause called by the ancients telei'osis.
Reefhound, You are probably correct (I can't say with certainty) because no beneficiary would ever outlive the 100 years.
When he gets his notice, he snaps, convinced that life is unjust, since those who deserve punishment will outlive him.
“… One thing people should consider before getting a dog, or any pet, is that they are likely to outlive their animal loved one …”
One thing people should consider before getting a dog, or any pet, is that they are likely to outlive their animal loved one.
He will never forget the sweet poison of vanity in his blood and the belief that, if he succeeds in not letting anyone discover his lack of talent, the dream of literature will provide him with a roof over his head, a hot meal at the end of the day, and what he covets the most: his name printed on a miserable piece of paper that surely will outlive him.
Hispanics shows they outlive whites by 2.5 years and blacks by almost eight years.
It's important for us to grow and create companies that will outlive me.
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