[ US /ˌaʊtˈɫɪv/ ]
[ UK /a‍ʊtlˈɪv/ ]
  1. live longer than
    She outlived her husband by many years
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How To Use outlive In A Sentence

  • The ones elected to these jobs, so far outside the safe walls of the home base, were usually the girls who had outlived their usefulness at home or the social rejects from the hierarchy.
  • It also far outlived the Nazi and Fascist regimes. A Renegade History of the United States
  • The scrutinizing artist and his exposed sitters are all committed to the inert artifact that will outlive them: a photograph.
  • It has outlived the Cold War, Vietnam, 2 Iraq wars and seems to unresolvable. Matthew Yglesias » David Petraeus, Jew-Hater
  • By the early 1930s grand juries were generally agreed to have outlived their usefulness. Times, Sunday Times
  • Worse, a dean told me that our department had outlived its purpose.
  • B.C. voters have a tradition of casting aside parties that have outlived their usefulness.
  • Four or five times every week, Whitfield says, the Memorial Ladies and the guardsmen are the only witnesses at funerals of veterans who were homeless or outlived immediate relatives. chron.com Chronicle
  • After death, our lives can be reduced to a heap of junk, yet our possessions actually outlive us.
  • The trinity of "liberté, egalité, fraternité" outlived those who had butchered in its name, and was deposed from the French currency only during the time of Vichy (which replaced it with the less sonorous "travail, famille, patrie"). Reactionary Prophet
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