survive

  • 1 survive — sur‧vive [səˈvaɪv ǁ sər ] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. if a business survives, it manages to continue operating, even though it is in a very difficult situation: • To survive, companies will have to focus on staff development. • The… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Survive — can refer to: *Survive (Much the Same album) The 2006 album by Much the Same. *Survive (B z album) a 1997 album by B z *Survive (David Bowie song) track from hours... album by David Bowie, 1999. *Survive, by Nuclear Assault, 1988. * Survive! , a… …

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  • 3 Survive — Survive, Kaleidoscope Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Survive, Kaleidoscope Álbum de Underoath Publicación 27 de Mayo, 2008 Grabación Octubre 2007 …

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  • 4 Survive — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 survive — I verb abide, be left, be spared, continue, endure, exist, last, live longer, live on, make a comeback, outlast, outlive, persevere, persist, remain, result, subsist, sustain, weather the storm associated concepts: survival of a debt, survival of …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 survive — [sər vīv′] vt. survived, surviving [ME surviven < OFr survivre < L supervivere < super , above (see SUPER ) + vivere, to live (see BIO )] 1. to live or exist longer than or beyond the life or existence of; outlive 2. to continue to live… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Survive — Sur*vive , v. i. To remain alive; to continue to live. [1913 Webster] Thy pleasure, Which, when no other enemy survives, Still conquers all the conquerors. Sir J. Denham. [1913 Webster] Alike are life and death, When life in death survives.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 survive — (v.) early 15c., act or condition of one person outliving another, originally in the legal (inheritance) sense, from Anglo Fr. survivre, O.Fr. souvivre, from L. supervivere live beyond, live longer than, from super over, beyond (see SUPER (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 survive — *outlive, outlast Analogous words: endure, *continue, persist, last: withstand, *resist, fight …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 survive — [v] continue to live bear, be extant, be left, carry on, carry through, come through, cut it, endure, exist, get on, get through, go all the way*, go the limit*, handle, hold out, keep, keep afloat, last, live, live down, live on, live out, live… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 survive — ► VERB 1) continue to live or exist. 2) continue to live or exist in spite of (an accident or ordeal). 3) remain alive after the death of. DERIVATIVES survivable adjective. ORIGIN Old French sourvivre, from Latin super in addition + vivere live …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 survive — verb ADVERB ▪ well ▪ The frescoes have survived remarkably well. ▪ Seedlings survive better in stony soil. ▪ barely, hardly ▪ The islanders …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 survive — sur|vive W2S2 [səˈvaıv US sər ] v [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: survivre to live longer than , from Latin supervivere, from vivere to live ] 1.) [I and T] to continue to live after an accident, war, or illness ▪ Only 12 of the 140… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 survive — [[t]sə(r)va͟ɪv[/t]] ♦♦ survives, surviving, survived 1) VERB If a person or living thing survives in a dangerous situation such as an accident or an illness, they do not die. ...the sequence of events that left the eight pupils battling to… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 survive — 01. She [survived] a car accident in which both her parents were killed. 02. Searchers are still looking for [survivors] of the passenger jet that crashed into the Pacific Ocean near here. 03. She had to take a short course in [survival]… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 survive — verb 1 (I, T) to not die in an accident or war or from an illness: Only 12 of the 140 passengers survived. | survive sth: There are concerns that the refugees may not survive the winter. 2 (I, T) to continue to exist in spite of many difficulties …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 survive — sur|vive [ sər vaıv ] verb intransitive or transitive *** 1. ) to stay alive despite an injury, illness, war, etc.: Just eight passengers survived the plane crash. His doctor says it s a miracle that he survived. 2. ) to continue to exist,… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 survive */*/*/ — UK [sə(r)ˈvaɪv] / US [sərˈvaɪv] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms survive : present tense I/you/we/they survive he/she/it survives present participle surviving past tense survived past participle survived 1) to stay alive despite an… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 survive — /seuhr vuyv /, v., survived, surviving. v.i. 1. to remain alive after the death of someone, the cessation of something, or the occurrence of some event; continue to live: Few survived after the holocaust. 2. to remain or continue in existence or… …

    Universalium

  • 20 survive*/*/*/ — [səˈvaɪv] verb [I/T] 1) to continue to exist or live in a difficult situation Only one of the museum s paintings survived the fire.[/ex] How does the family survive on such a small monthly wage?[/ex] 2) to stay alive after an injury, illness, or… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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