outlast

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verb out·last \ ˌau̇t-ˈlast \

Definition of outlast

transitive verb
:to last longer than :to continue to exist, be active, etc., longer than (someone or something)
  • BookCourt … withstood the 1999 opening of a Barnes & Noble store just a few blocks away and even outlasted the owners' marriage.
  • —Eli Rosenberg

First Known Use of outlast

1570

outlast Synonyms

Synonyms
outlive, outwear
Related Words
survive; outstay; abide (beyond), endure (past), hold (past), hold out (past), last (beyond), persist (beyond); draw out, perpetuate; succeed

OUTLAST Defined for Kids

outlast

verb out·last \ au̇t-ˈlast \

Definition of outlast for Students

outlasted; outlasting
:to last longer than
  • The boxer outlasted his opponent.


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