Definition of outlive verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    outlive

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˌaʊtˈlɪv//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outlive
     
    he / she / it outlives
     
    past simple outlived
     
    -ing form outliving
     
     
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  1. 1outlive somebody to live longer than someone He outlived his wife by three years.
  2. 2outlive something to continue to exist after something else has ended or disappeared The machine had outlived its usefulness (= was no longer useful).
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