overlive

verb

Definition of overlive

intransitive verb

archaic : to continue to live : live too long

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History and Etymology for overlive

Middle English overliven, from Old English oferlibban, from ofer, adverb, over + libban to live

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“Overlive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overlive. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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