sur·vive / sərˈvīv/ • v. [intr.] continue to live or exist, esp. in spite of danger or hardship: against all odds the child survived. ∎ [tr.] continue to live or exist in spite of (an accident or ordeal): he has survived several assassination attempts. ∎ [tr.] remain alive after the death of (a particular person): he was survived by his wife and six children | [as adj.] (surviving) there were no surviving relatives. ∎ [intr.] manage to keep going in difficult circumstances: she had to work day and night and survive on two hours sleep.
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