Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Survive (Page: 1453)

Sur*vive" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Survived (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Surviving.] [F. survivre, L. supervivere; super over + vivere to live. See Super-, and Victuals.] To live beyond the life or existence of; to live longer than; to outlive; to outlast; as, to survive a person or an event. Cowper.

I'll assure her of Her widowhood, be it that she survive me, In all my lands and leases whatsoever. Shak.

Survive (Page: 1453)

Sur*vive", v. i. To remain alive; to continue to live.

Thy pleasure, Which, when no other enemy survives, Still conquers all the conquerors. Sir J. Denham.
Alike are life and death, When life in death survives. Longfellow.