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
From Middle English outliven, equivalent to out- + live. (Wiktionary)