to endure or last longer than: The pyramids outlasted the civilization that built them.
to live longer than; outlive.
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How to use outlast in a sentence
It was almost a disastrous week for Brigham Young, which lost by three at Pepperdine and then needed two overtimes to outlast Pacific at home.NCAA tournament bracketology: Two No. 1 seeds could go to teams outside power conferences | Patrick Stevens | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Coach Matt LaFleur’s commitment to the run was part of Green Bay’s success this year, and the team might have to stick with that patience to outlast the Bucs.Four big questions for the NFL’s conference championship games | John Clayton | January 19, 2021 | Washington Post
He said the sealant on the glass should last five to 10 years, and the coatings should outlast that by several years.Cloudy double-pane windows are to be expected with time | Jeanne Huber | January 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Heroic, because Paige, by endurance and skill, outlasted injustice.Satchel Paige was one of baseball’s best. It didn’t take an announcement to know that. | Thomas M. Boswell | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
The ever-animated New York rhyme animal not only holds his own among today’s current superstars like Rapsody and Kendrick Lamar, he excels in proving that Father Time still can’t outlast the Dungeon Dragon.Busta Rhymes’ Teaches the Art of Bragging in This Week’s The Playlist | cmurray | December 4, 2020 | Essence.com
Certainly he will have the resources to outlast, discredit, and disqualify his rivals.
But Gates would outlast Bush, and Clapper would outlast them both.Spy Chief James Clapper: We Can’t Stop Another Snowden | Eli Lake | February 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Will the two-state solution survive to 2013 and outlast this blog?
What the Soviets failed to understand is that homegrown insurgency and religious fervor will outlast any conquering force.
Perhaps he tried to outlast the election in order to shelter Obama from the fallout of his own personal foibles.
Nor did such office of leader outlast a foray or a campaign.Life of Schamyl | John Milton Mackie
We go through many ordeals which you are spared, but we outlast you in mind and body.A Mortal Antipathy | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
If love cannot outlast a few years of life, it is idle to lament that it is so surely quenched by death.A New Atmosphere | Gail Hamilton
She would soon come again, he knew that—and his slender savings could not outlast many visits.To Him That Hath | Leroy Scott
Roofs of cedar or white pine shingles outlast the pliant roofings, and really cost less in the end.Making a Poultry House | Mary Roberts Conover
British Dictionary definitions for outlast
(tr) to last longer than
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