HyperDic: survive

English > 4 senses of the word survive:
VERBstativesurvive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold outcontinue to live through hardship or adversity
stativesurvive, pull through, pull round, come through, make itcontinue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
stativesurvive, exist, live, subsistsupport oneself
stativesurvive, outlive, outlastlive longer than
survive > pronunciation
Soundsservay'v
Rhymesalive ... thrive: 23 rhymes with ayv...
English > survive: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningContinue to live through hardship or adversity.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThe business is going to survive
Example "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"
Synonymslast, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out
Entailsbe, liveHave life, be alive
Narrowerlive outLive out one's life
perennatesurvive from season to season, of plants
stand up, hold up, hold waterresist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.
Similar tobe, liveHave life, be alive
exist, survive, live, subsistsupport oneself
Spanishdurar, perdurar, persistir, sobrevivir, vivir
Catalandurar, perdurar, persistir, sobreviure, viure
Nounssurvivala state of surviving
English > survive: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningContinue in existence after (an adversity, etc.).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He survived the cancer against all odds"
Synonymspull through, pull round, come through, make it
Entailsrecuperate, recover, convalesceget over an illness or shock
Broaderget the better of, overcome, defeatwin a victory over
Oppositesuccumb, yieldBe fatally overwhelmed
Spanishsobrevivir, superar
Catalansobreviure, superar
Nounssurvivala state of surviving
survivorone who lives through affliction
English > survive: 4 senses > verb 3, stative
Meaningsupport oneself.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s on something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsexist, live, subsist
NarrowerbreatheBe alive
freewheel, driftLive unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely
Similar tosurvive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold outContinue to live through hardship or adversity
Spanishexistir, morar, persistir, sobrevivir, subsistir, vivir
Catalanexistir, persistir, sobreviure, subsistir, viure
Nounssurvivala state of surviving
English > survive: 4 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningLive longer than.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsoutlive, outlast
Entailsbe, liveHave life, be alive
Spanishsobrevivir
Catalansobreviure
Nounssurvivorone who outlives another

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