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Synonyms for survivesərˈvaɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out(verb)

    continue to live through hardship or adversity

    "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?"

    Synonyms:
    subsist, perish, give way, hold out, run, endure, lead, experience, give out, conk out, operate, travel, hold, function, die, sustain, stretch forth, last, go away, weather, prevail, go, brave out, rifle, defy, persist, run low, stick up, plump, digest, stomach, hold water, break, pass away, drop dead, withstand, stretch out, tolerate, abide, blend in, run short, get going, locomote, pull through, be, come through, live, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, blend, stick out, brook, stand up, bear, fit, suffer, pull round, outlast, populate, inhabit, belong, dwell, give-up the ghost, go bad, survive, get, stand, expire, become, exist, live on, croak, move, choke, pop off, sound, make it, wear, extend, start, depart, decease, outlive, pass, proceed, break down, exit, conk, fail, buy the farm, detain, hold up, put out, know, brave, put up, exsert, snuff it, resist, support, die hard, stand firm, work, delay

    Antonyms:
    succumb, yield

  2. survive, pull through, pull round, come through, make it(verb)

    continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)

    "He survived the cancer against all odds"

    Synonyms:
    go, exist, arrive, live, hold out, go far, last, bring through, break through, get through, hold up, subsist, deliver the goods, live on, bring home the bacon, carry through, come through, pull round, outlive, pull through, outlast, endure, pass, win, survive, get in, make it, save, succeed

    Antonyms:
    succumb, yield

  3. exist, survive, live, subsist(verb)

    support oneself

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    go, exist, live, hold out, populate, be, experience, hold up, outlive, dwell, live on, come through, pull round, pull through, outlast, endure, subsist, inhabit, survive, know, make it, last

    Antonyms:
    yield, succumb

  4. outlive, outlast, survive(verb)

    live longer than

    "She outlived her husband by many years"

    Synonyms:
    hold out, live on, outlive, hold up, exist, subsist, survive, endure, come through, make it, outlast, live, go, pull round, last, pull through

    Antonyms:
    yield, succumb

Wiktionary

  1. survive(verb)

    To live longer than, to outlive.

    Synonyms:
    outlive

    Antonyms:
    predecease

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. survive

    Synonyms:
    be born, be immortal, begin, come into being, come to life, exist, flourish, grow, live, rise again, rise from the dead

    Antonyms:
    cease, decease, decline, depart, die, expire, fade, perish, wither

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. survive(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    remain alive, continue to live, live on

  2. survive(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    outlive, live longer than

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List of paraphrases:

surviving, outlive, survival, live, outlast


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