outlive outlive  /ˌaʊt ˈlɪv/


  • (v) live longer than



  1. Studies have shown that women outlive men.
  2. For one thing, they will probably outlive me by quite a few years.
  3. For major political parties, which outlive their individual leaders and partisans, the past is never dead.


  1. How to ease retirement fears

    Many Americans are worried that they will outlive their savings. Here are seven steps to ensure you've got enough money for retirement.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MSN

  2. Hyde Park Center to have program for senior drivers

    Most older drivers can expect to outlive their driving ability by about seven to 10 years, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Community Press & Recorder


  1. The top Republican on the committee, John McCain of Arizona, agreed that it was "a signal that we are not going to continue to build weapons systems with cost overruns which outlive their requirements for defending this nation."
    on Jul 21, 2009 By: John McCain Source: Washington Post

  2. "I think he was in a difficult environment for him," Pacers CEO Donnie Walsh said of Jackson, who averaged 14.1 points this season. "No matter what he was going to do, he wasn't going to outlive that environment. So I think it's good for him...
    on Jan 17, 2007 By: Donnie Walsh Source: Forbes

  3. "It almost makes me feel like, you know, that this whole thing will never really get me," Beah says, "that I think I have some sort of inner strength that's able to outlive everything."
    on Feb 23, 2007 By: Ishmael Beah Source: Forbes

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