|1.||[ verb ] continue to live; endure or last|
|Synonyms:||live last endure go hold_up hold_out live_on|
"We went without water and food for 3 days" "The legend of Elvis lives on" "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America" "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"
|Related terms:||stand_up live_out perennate exist be be|
|2.||[ verb ] (work) support oneself by doing a certain type of work|
|Synonyms:||live last endure live_on go hold_up live_off hold_out live_by exist_by|
"She lives on the meager income from her writing"
|Related terms:||exist stand_up live_out perennate exist be be|
|3.||[ verb ] continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)|
|Synonyms:||make_it come_through pull_round pull_through|
"He survived the cancer against all odds"
|Related terms:||succumb overcome recuperate|
|4.||[ verb ] support oneself|
|Synonyms:||live exist subsist|
"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"
|Related terms:||live_on breathe indwell freewheel live_on live_on live_on survivor|
|5.||[ verb ] live longer than|
"She outlived her husband by many years"
|Related terms:||survivor be|