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Meaning & Definition of Survive in English

English

Survive

/sərvaɪv/

verb

1. Continue to live through hardship or adversity

  • "We went without water and food for 3 days"
  • "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of america"
  • "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"
  • "How long can a person last without food and water?"
    synonym:
  • survive
  • ,
  • last
  • ,
  • live
  • ,
  • live on
  • ,
  • go
  • ,
  • endure
  • ,
  • hold up
  • ,
  • hold out

2. Continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)

  • "He survived the cancer against all odds"
    synonym:
  • survive
  • ,
  • pull through
  • ,
  • pull round
  • ,
  • come through
  • ,
  • make it

3. Support oneself

  • "He could barely exist on such a low wage"
  • "Can you live on $2000 a month in new york city?"
  • "Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day"
    synonym:
  • exist
  • ,
  • survive
  • ,
  • live
  • ,
  • subsist

4. Live longer than

  • "She outlived her husband by many years"
    synonym:
  • outlive
  • ,
  • outlast
  • ,
  • survive

Examples of using

I just hope I can survive this.
I'm just trying to survive.
They'll survive.