outlive one's usefulness

Definition of outlive one's usefulness

  1. :  to still exist but no longer serve an end or purpose The law has outlived its usefulness.

Word by Word Definitions

outliveplay
  1. :  to live beyond or longer than

    :  to survive the effects of

usefulnessplay
  1. :  the quality of having utility and especially practical worth or applicability


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