What does outlive mean?

Definitions for outliveˌaʊtˈlɪv

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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. Richter:

    The rose does not bloom without thorns. True, but would that the thorns did not outlive the rose.

  3. 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.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Journey to greatness/genuine success is likely to prove tough sometimes. But you ought not to quit. Rather, toughen yourself. After all, tough time doesn't last long i.e. you can/will outlive it.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    No matter who you're/what you're doing presently, you will be gone someday. Oh! Yes! So, strive to live behind you positive legacies that will outlive you/speak for you for years after your demise.

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