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Survive Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • 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"
  • continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"
  • live longer than; "She outlived her husband by many years"
  • continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.); "He survived the cancer against all odds"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Survive'

  • Survive: Survive is the verb form of survival , and may also refer to: Survive (B'z album), or the title song. Survive (Much the Same album) ...

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'Survive' example sentence in quotations

* Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished. - Og Mandino

* Blade You better wake up. The world you live in is nothing but a sugarcoated topping There is another world beneath it. And if you want to survive it you better learn how to PULL THE TRIGGER - Blade

* One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation. - Oscar Wilde

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Survive Sample Sentences in News

  • No. 5 Auburn Beat Gamecocks 42-35, Survive a Scare
    Marshall, No. 5 Auburn beat 42-35, survive a scare from gambling South Carolina Read more on this news related to 'Survive'
  • Baby of MAS passenger does not survive
    Baby is born but does not survive after Australian woman on board MH135 goes into premature labour, forcing an emergency landing in Bali. Read more on this news related to 'Survive'
  • Ice Age people in Peru's Andes lived at extreme highs
    Ice Age people were able to survive at high elevations in the Peruvian Andes 12,400 years ago, almost a millennium earlier than previously thought, researchers said Thursday. Read more on this news related to 'Survive'

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