English version

outlive

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoutliveout‧live /aʊtˈlɪv/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 LIVING/ALIVEto remain alive after someone else has died 🔊 She outlived her husband by 20 years.2 EXISTto continue to exist after something else has ended or disappearedoutlast 🔊 Good books have a way of outliving those who want to ban them.3 outlive its/your usefulness→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
outliveHe had outlived both James Dean and Montgomery Clift but his film career was floundering.I have outlived both my sons.How did it outlive George Meany?Emely Sophia had outlived her father, William Charles, by almost seventy years.Even the message on the answering machine has outlived its usefulness, providing no current or future information.On average women outlive men by more than six and a half years.Damaris lived to a very great age and outlived not only her husband but all her five children.Women usually outlive their husbands.Retired people are beginning to worry that they will outlive their savings.Daniels said a number of programs that were being recommended for elimination had outlived their usefulness while others had never been successful.
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Verb table
outlive
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoutlive
he, she, itoutlives
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoutlived
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave outlived
he, she, ithas outlived
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad outlived
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill outlive
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have outlived
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam outliving
he, she, itis outliving
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you, we, theyare outliving
Past
I, he, she, itwas outliving
you, we, theywere outliving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been outliving
he, she, ithas been outliving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been outliving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be outliving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been outliving
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