from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To survive.
- v. To outlive; live longer than.
- v. To live too long.
- v. To live too fast, too luxuriously, or too actively.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To live too long, too luxuriously, or too actively.
- transitive v. To outlive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To outlive; live longer than; survive.
- To live too long.
- To live too fast or too actively.
No! women need to think more, not less; to increase, not diminish brain-work; to overlive the drudgery of it, whether it involve teaching, writing, study, the work of a profession, or house-work, by breathing into it the living spirit of love, which sanctifies and ennobles whatever the hands or the brain find to do.
All the wretchedness of her life seems to have culminated, the little doubts she has thrust out or tried to overlive.
She is rather pleased than otherwise, she even breathes little bits of encouragement and commendation to Violet, as if seconding her efforts; and Violet falls into the mistake that many have made before her, of comforting a young man and assisting him to overlive his fancy for another woman, as well as secretly blaming the other.
If we could only use folks we love, while they do live, with the like loving reverence as we shall do after they be dead, if we overlive them!
'Tis even as we feared, for he saith there is no doubt that _Madge_ is dying, nor shall she overlive many days.
Her Majesty's life will never be safe for a moment while she lives; and what would become of us all did she overlive the
Esclairmonde -- nay, but then I must overlive thee, mind I should not love that. '
Everything has its appointed time, superstition like the rest; and theologies, that they may not overlive the period in which they can be of advantage to mankind, are condemned, by the conditions of their being, to weave
If the physician desire help, the burden grows great: there is a growth of the disease then; but there must be an autumn too; but whether an autumn of the disease or me, it is not my part to choose; but if it be of me, it is of both; my disease cannot survive me, I may overlive it.
London-based antiquarian Ben Rea left $15 million to one of his 15 cats that would overlive other 14 cats, which the millionaire had.