verb (used with object), out·lived, out·liv·ing.
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Maybe, too, they’ll have remembered why they liked each other and outlived the reasons they split, and your only involvement will be, on occasion, to enjoy their now-not-entirely-unpleasant company.Carolyn Hax: Adult daughter is far from thrilled about this ‘Parent Trap’-style reunion|Carolyn Hax|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
Researchers have found that patients with an optimistic outlook in the face of a terminal medical prognosis will outlive those with a realistic sense of their disease.We’re constantly fooling ourselves — and that’s (mostly) okay|Katie Hafner|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
That alone makes it clear that “Boys” has still not outlived the importance of the message it carries.
In the corners stood machines that had outlived their heyday.The Deck Is Not Rigged: Poker and the Limits of AI|Maria Konnikova|August 7, 2020|Singularity Hub
“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
His legacy in terms of new publications,” Patrick says, “will far outlive anybody who reads this article.The Drunken Downfall of Evangelical America's Favorite Painter|Zac Bissonnette|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every study ever performed has shown that the fit and lean outlive the dumpy and diffident every time.
Tough old bird that he was, I always thought he would outlive us all.
You see the impression was strong enough to outlive her insanity.Paul Patoff|F. Marion Crawford
When we have known such beings, admiration and love outlive all else.My Recollections of Lord Byron|Teresa Guiccioli
Tha are verry tuff ov life, and will outlive an injun rubber shoe, and don't seem tew gro old enny faster than a paving stone duz.Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings|Henry Wheeler Shaw
Now, don't say you're sorry—I know all about how I look; but I'm better and expect to outlive a good many well ones yet.Flamsted quarries|Mary E. Waller
So will the Constitution and its principles outlive the prejudices which would seek to overthrow it.The Negro Problem|Booker T. Washington, et al.