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Survive Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    survive v
  1. 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" [syn: last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out]
  2. continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.); "He survived the cancer against all odds" [syn: pull through, pull round, come through, make it] [ant: succumb]
  3. 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" [syn: exist, live, subsist]
  4. live longer than; "She outlived her husband by many years" [syn: outlive, outlast]
Survive Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Survive \Sur*vive"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Survived; p. pr. & vb. n. Surviving.] [F. survivre, L. supervivere; super over + vivere to live. See Super-, and Victuals.] To live beyond the life or existence of; to live longer than; to outlive; to outlast; as, to survive a person or an event. --Cowper. I'll assure her of Her widowhood, be it that she survive me, In all my lands and leases whatsoever. --Shak.
Survive Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Survive \Sur*vive"\, v. i. To remain alive; to continue to live. Thy pleasure, Which, when no other enemy survives, Still conquers all the conquerors. --Sir J. Denham. Alike are life and death, When life in death survives. --Longfellow.

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  • Survive: Survive is the verb form of survival , and may also refer to: Survive (Miyavi ) Survive (B'z album), or the title song. Survive (Much the Same ...
  • Survive (David Bowie song): "Survive" is a song and single written by David Bowie and Reeves Gabrels for the album 'hours...' in 1999 . Track listing UK CD version 1 ...
  • Survive (B'z album): Survive is the ninth studio album by Japanese rock band B'z . The album sold 1,040,160 copies in its first week, lower than their last ...

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* 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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