survive

Verb
  1. Continue to live and avoid dying (synset 202624202)
    "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"; "One crash victim died, the other lived"
  2. Continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.) (synset 202626004)
    "He survived the cancer against all odds"
  3. Support oneself (synset 202622766)
    "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"
  4. Live longer than (synset 202625819)
    "She outlived her husband by many years"

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