Overlive O`ver*live", v. t. To outlive. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

The culture of Northumbria overlived the term of its political supermacy. --Earle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Overlive — O ver*live , v. i. To live too long, too luxuriously, or too actively. Milton. Overlived in this close London life. Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overlive — v., overlived, overliving. * * * …   Universalium

  • overlive — verb a) To live too long, too luxuriously, or too actively. b) To outlive …   Wiktionary

  • overlive — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ verb Etymology: Middle English overliven, from Old English oferlibban, from ofer, adverb, over + libban to live transitive verb archaic : outlive intransitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • outlive — verb /aʊtˈlɪv/ a) To live longer than; continue to live after the death of; overlive; survive. And he that calls on thee, let him bring forth / Eternal numbers to outlive long date. b) To live through or past (a given time). If anything / it… …   Wiktionary

  • outlast — adj 1. outlive, Archaic. overlive, live on, survive, remain after; stand, prevail, endure, endure beyond, perdure, defy or defeat time, last; last out, come through, live or last through, weather, weather the storm, live to fight another day,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • o|ver|live — «OH vuhr LIHV», verb, lived, liv|ing. –v.t. to live longer than or beyond; outlast; outlive: »The mighty Pyramids. have overlived the feeble generations of mankind (Robert Southey). –v.i. to continue to live; survive: » …   Useful english dictionary

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