What does outlive mean?

Definitions for outlive
ˌaʊtˈlɪvout·live

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outlive, outlast, surviveverb

    live longer than

    "She outlived her husband by many years"

Wiktionary

  1. outliveverb

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

  2. outliveverb

    To live through or past (a given time).

  3. outliveverb

    To surpass in duration; outlast.

  4. outliveverb

    To live longer; continue to live.

  5. Etymology: From outliven, equivalent to.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Outliveverb

    To live beyond; to survive.

    Etymology: out and live.

    Will these mossed trees,
    That have outliv’d the eagle, page thy keels,
    And skip when thou point’st out. William Shakespeare.

    Die two months ago, and not forgotten,
    Yet then there is hopes a great man’s memory
    May outlive his life half a year. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.

    He that outlives this day, and comes safe home,
    Will stand a tiptoe when this day is nam’d. William Shakespeare.

    His courage was so signal that day, that too much could not be expected from it, if he had outlived it. Edward Hyde.

    Thou must outlive
    Thy youth, thy strength, thy beauty, which will change
    To wither’d, weak, and gray. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    Time, which made them their fame outlive,
    To Cowley scarce did ripeness give. John Denham.

    The soldier grows less apprehensive, by computing upon the disproportion of those that outlive a battle, to those that fall in it. Roger L'Estrange.

    Since we have lost
    Freedom, wealth, honour, which we value most,
    I wish they would our lives a period give;
    They live too long who happiness outlive. Dryden.

    It is of great consequence where noble families are gone to decay; because their titles outlive their estates. Jonathan Swift.

    Pray outlive me, and then die as soon as you please. Jonathan Swift.

Wikipedia

  1. Outlive

    Outlive is a real-time strategy video game developed and produced by Brazilian studio 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 (2001 for the rest of the world), 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.

ChatGPT

  1. outlive

    To outlive refers to living or surviving for a longer period compared to another individual, entity, or circumstance. It typically implies that the person, idea, or thing has existed beyond the lifespan or duration of something else. This term is often used in the context of a person living longer than others, or ideas, trends, or objects that remain relevant or functional over an extended period, surpassing others of its kind.

Wikidata

  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.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of outlive in a Sentence

  1. David Corlew:

    We had had this conversation before and it was one of the reasons that we created the Charlie Daniels Patriot Award because we felt like there is a lot of foundation in the name itself – the Journey Home Project would continue to persevere, i can't think of anybody with the love of country and the love for veterans who would not be honored to have a Charlie Daniels Patriot Award so I felt like the Patriot Award would outlive him, outlive me, outlive the foundation because I just think that Charlie Daniels being a great patriot himself, it would be a moment of sincere pride.

  2. Loren Spivack:

    Nothing you do in your life will harm the planet in any way, shape or form; Nothing you do in your life will help the planet in any way shape or form. The planet is going to outlive us all!

  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. 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.

  5. First Lady:

    I still get a check-up every three months or so, brain scans and things like that, but so far the results have been good, i still hope to outlive the last Guinea worm.

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