Associations to the word «Survive»


SURVIVE, verb. (intransitive) Of a person, to continue to live; to remain alive.
SURVIVE, verb. (intransitive) Of an object or concept, to continue to exist.
SURVIVE, verb. (transitive) To live longer than; to outlive.
SURVIVE, verb. (transitive) To live past a life-threatening event.
SURVIVE, verb. (transitive) (sports) Of a team, to avoid relegation or demotion to a lower division or league.

Dictionary definition

SURVIVE, verb. 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?".
SURVIVE, verb. Continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.); "He survived the cancer against all odds".
SURVIVE, verb. 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".
SURVIVE, verb. Live longer than; "She outlived her husband by many years".

Wise words

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?