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Synonyms for survive
sərˈvaɪvsur·vive

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Wiktionary

  1. surviveverb

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold outverb

    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, 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 itverb

    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, get in, make it, save, succeed

    Antonyms:
    succumb, yield

  3. exist, survive, live, subsistverb

    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, know, make it, last

    Antonyms:
    yield, succumb

  4. outlive, outlast, surviveverb

    live longer than

    "She outlived her husband by many years"

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

    Antonyms:
    yield, succumb

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surviveverb

    Synonyms:
    remain alive, continue to live, live on

  2. surviveverb

    Synonyms:
    outlive, live longer than

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "survive":

    surviving, outlive, survival, live, outlast

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How to use survive in a sentence?

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    At least once in your lifetime, someone is going to hurt you and probably take away your dignity and everything that you're so proud of. You'll be deeply hurt and broken inside. You'll still stand up, determined than ever before to put all the pieces back together. The challenging phase will make you smarter and stronger. You never know your true strength until being strong is the only choice you are left with to survive.

  2. Stuart Chapman:

    More than two new species a week and 2,500 in the past 20 years speaks to how incredibly important Mekong River is to global biodiversity, while the threats to the region are many, these discoveries give us hope that species from the tiger to the turtle will survive.

  3. Raoul Vaneigem:

    Work to survive, survive by consuming, survive to consume: the hellish cycle is complete.

  4. Craig Johnson:

    There's a good chance they can survive, but this is no layup, this is going to be a three-pointer deep in the corner with time running out.

  5. Ana Duran:

    Now I'm very limited. I feel like I'm kind of helpless. You feel like you can't depend on yourself. You have to depend on others to help survive.


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