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ˌaʊtˈlæst, -ˈlɑstout·last

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outlive, outlast, surviveverb

    live longer than

    "She outlived her husband by many years"


  1. outlastverb

    to live, last or remain longer than something else

    Some think that classical music will outlast pop.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Outlastverb

    To surpass in duration.

    Etymology: out and last.

    Good housewives, to make their candles burn the longer, lay them in bran, which makes them harder; insomuch as they will out-last other candles of the same stuff, half in half. Francis Bacon, Nat. Hist. №. 371.

    Summer’s chief honour, if thou hadst outlasted,
    Bleak winter’s force that made thy blossoms dry. John Milton.

    The present age hath attempted perpetual motions, whose revolutions might outlast the exemplary mobility, and outmeasure time itself. Thomas Browne, V. Err.

    What may be hop’d,
    When not from Helicon’s imagin’d spring,
    But sacred writ, we borrow what we sing?
    This with the fabrick of the world begun,
    Elder than light, and shall outlast the sun. Edmund Waller.


  1. Outlast

    Outlast is a 2013 first-person survival horror video game developed and published by Red Barrels. The game revolves around a freelance investigative journalist, Miles Upshur, who decides to investigate a remote psychiatric hospital named Mount Massive Asylum, located deep in the mountains of Lake County, Colorado. The downloadable content Outlast: Whistleblower centers on Waylon Park, the man who led Miles there in the first place. Outlast was released for Microsoft Windows on September 4, 2013, PlayStation 4 on February 4, 2014, and for Xbox One on June 19, 2014. Linux and OS X versions were later released on March 31, 2015. A Nintendo Switch version titled Outlast: Bundle of Terror was released in February 2018. Outlast received generally positive reviews, with praise for its atmosphere, horror elements, and gameplay. As of October 2016, the game has sold 4 million copies. As of May 2018, the whole series has sold 15 million copies. A sequel, Outlast 2, was released on April 25, 2017, while a third installment, The Outlast Trials, is set to be released in 2023. The Murkoff Account, a comic book series set between Outlast and Outlast 2, was released from July 2016 to November 2017.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outlast

    owt-last′, v.t. to last longer than.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outlast in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outlast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of outlast in a Sentence

  1. Joe Biden:

    Putin thought Ukraine was weak and the West was divided, he thought he could outlast us. I don’t think he’s thinking that right now.

  2. Geoffrey Allred:

    If you take care of [your down jacket] the right way, the down inside will outlast the fabric, it’s more than likely the fabric will start to fall apart and wear down faster than the down will if you give it the proper care it needs. And then, if you’re taking care of the fabric the right way too, theoretically, down jackets can be generational products.

  3. Sonny Perdue:

    Well, President Trump feels what they're trying to do is really outlast Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and that's not gon na work. Their economy has hurt a lot more than our agricultural economy and that's why President Trump has authorized a $ 16 billion facilitation program.

  4. William James:

    The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.

  5. Mike Murphy:

    He can outlast the noise, his candidate performance will be excellent and we're an amplifier.

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