What does outlive mean?

Definitions for outliveˌaʊtˈlɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word outlive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outlive, outlast, survive(verb)

    live longer than

    "She outlived her husband by many years"


  1. outlive(Verb)

    To live longer than; continue to live after the death of; overlive; survive.

  2. outlive(Verb)

    To live through or past (a given time).

  3. outlive(Verb)

    To surpass in duration; outlast.

  4. outlive(Verb)

    To live longer; continue to live.

  5. Origin: From outliven, equivalent to .


  1. Outlive

    Outlive is a Brazilian real-time strategy computer game developed and produced by Continuum Entertainment. It is a mission-based real-time strategy game where the player controls either the human military or robot forces and attempts to eliminate all opposing forces. It was initially released in 2000 in Brazil, and was the second and most successful product of Continuum. The game was one of the few Brazilian games to be published by a mainstream AAA publisher. It was published in the United States and Europe by Take-Two Interactive.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outlive

    owt-liv′, v.t. to live longer than: to survive.—n. Outliv′er.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outlive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outlive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards.

  2. George Bernard Shaw:

    Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die and do not outlive yourself.

  3. Peter Ubertaccio:

    It’s a very good thing. Whether they are ultimately successful or not, it’s going to allow the state to have a number of conversations about infrastructure, about planning and security that will outlive any Olympic bid.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Anyone who has achieved immortality is never afraid to die someday. Yes! because his or her fame/legacy will surely outlive him/her. I've achieved immortality all over the internet via my thought-provoking quotes/motivations/inspirations. Oh! Yes, my thought-provoking quotes/words of wisdom will surely/eventually outlive me or rather live on after my demise. And guess what? I'm yet to achieve more of it (immortality) even beyond the internet setting through my up-coming books, my writing and speaking gift/potential.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Whatever you've spent or done on your own self already will surely die with you. Besides, whatever you will spend or do on your own self subsequently will equally die with you. Yes! you heard me right as ever. But guess what? whatever you've spent or done on others already will rather outlive you. Moreover, whatever you will resolve hence forth to spend or do on someone else, others or the world will equally outlive you and speak for you perpetually after your demise. That is to say, you should endeavour to spend more of your God-given riches, money, resources, knowledge, insights, wisdom, time and stuffs like that on others than on your own self. For, you will surely and eventually be appreciated, remembered and celebrated perpetually by the posterity ahead (all future generations). So come on, don't be possessive. That is to say, don't be unwilling to share your possessions and time with someone else, others or the world at large.

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