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


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·viv·ing, a. Remaining alive; yet living or existing; as, surviving friends; surviving customs.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : still in existence; "the Wollemi pine found in Australia is
            a surviving specimen of a conifer thought to have been
            long extinct and therefore known as a living fossil";
            "the only surviving frontier blockhouse in
            Pennsylvania" [syn: living]