Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To last longer than; outlast.
  • transitive verb To use up or exhaust.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To wear out; exhaust utterly; wear away; waste; impair; hence, to render obsolete.
  • To exhaust gradually by use or persistence; use up; consume; hence, to pass away (time); last out; endure to the end of; wait till the expiration or conclusion of.
  • To wear or last longer than; outlast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To wear out; to consume or destroy by wearing.
  • transitive verb To last longer than; to outlast.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To wear out
  • verb To outlast
  • verb To survive longer

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
  • verb last longer than others

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