Definitions for outliveˌaʊtˈlɪv
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to live longer than; survive.
to outlast; live through.
* Syn: See survive.
Origin of outlive:
outlive, outlast, survive(verb)
live longer than
"She outlived her husband by many years"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to live or exist longer than
She outlived her husband by 12 years.
To live longer than; continue to live after the death of; overlive; survive.
To live through or past (a given time).
To surpass in duration; outlast.
To live longer; continue to live.
Origin: From outliven, equivalent to .