verb (used with object), out·lived, out·liv·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for outlive
“Football will outlive all of us,” he said.Katie Sanders contributed to this report.
Sadly, Paul the Octopus did not outlive his impressive but unpopular World Cup predictions by long.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer|Emily Shire|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Individuals often outlive their life expectancy by quite a lot, he says.Online Mortality Calculator Could Change Health Care—and Our Views on Death|Josh Dzieza|January 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Because given her genetics and ability to kick cancer in the shins, she is now surely going to outlive me.
Remember,” he tells Kissinger in the newly released tapes, “we are going to outlive our enemies.
The man who can learn to outlive prejudice has broken through an iron ring which binds the mind.Success (Second Edition)|Max Aitken Beaverbrook
Mankind has still to outlive this brute instinct in its upward way to civilisation.The Position of Woman in Primitive Society|C. Gasquoine Hartley
No love could stand the test by which mine was now tried; nor outlive the shock which it had just sustained.Tales of My Time, Vol. II (of 3)|William Pitt Scargill
On the other hand, the war was beginning to outlive its popularity.Humphrey Duke of Gloucester|K.H. Vickers
He said that it was but vanity and the story of earthly loves, and he did not care to have it outlive him.Penshurst Castle|Emma Marshall