verb (used without object), sur·vived, sur·viv·ing.
verb (used with object), sur·vived, sur·viv·ing.
Origin of survive
SYNONYMS FOR survive
Related formsself-sur·viv·ing, adjectiveun·sur·vived, adjectiveun·sur·viv·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for survived
Drugeon survived an airstrike last year and is believed to be still at large, officials have said.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The follow-up story is how those who survived both the competitive onslaught, as well as the recession, have adapted.
Still, a handful of centuries-old establishments have survived and housed some pretty phenomenal history.
He spent 47 days on a raft and survived only to be captured by the Japanese.
Craig-Lewis is survived by two children, a 16-year old son and a 16-month old daughter.
That is, or may appear to be, true of those peoples that have survived to pass into history.The Group Mind|William McDougall
Sevier had survived his old friend, co-founder with him of Watauga, by one year.Pioneers of the Old Southwest|Constance Lindsay Skinner
If he survived the perils of the river passage he might even yet succeed.In Clive's Command|Herbert Strang
Diabolus, like the bad genius in the fairy tale, survived for fresh mischief.Bunyan|James Anthony Froude
But apparently small success attended these efforts, for few of these trees have survived.The University of Michigan|Wilfred Shaw