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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sur·vive /sɝˈvaɪv/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sur·vive /sɝˈvaɪv/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sur·vive v. t. [imp. & p. p. Survived p. pr. & vb. n. Surviving.]  To live beyond the life or existence of; to live longer than; to outlive; to outlast; as, to survive a person or an event.
 I'll assure her of
 Her widowhood, be it that she survive me,
 In all my lands and leases whatsoever.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sur·vive, v. i. To remain alive; to continue to live.
 Thy pleasure,
 Which, when no other enemy survives,
 Still conquers all the conquerors.   --Sir J. Denham.
 Alike are life and death,
 When life in death survives.   --Longfellow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and
           food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the
           backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived
           through several very serious accidents" [syn: 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" [syn: pull through,
          pull round, come through, make it] [ant: succumb]
      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" [syn: exist,
          live, subsist]
      4: live longer than; "She outlived her husband by many years"
         [syn: outlive, outlast]