Synonyms and Antonyms of survive

  1. 1 to come safely through the cat miraculously survived a two-story fall Synonyms ride (out), weather Related Words outlast, outlive, wear out; pull through; abide, continue, endure, hang on, hold on, hold out, hold up, last, lead, persist, stand, stick out, withstand; be, breathe, exist, live, subsist; flourish, prosper, thrive Phrases make it (through) Near Antonyms croak [slang], decease, depart, die, expire, pass (on), pass away, perish, succumb; disappear, evaporate, fade, vanish; cease, end, stop

  2. 2 to continue to operate or to meet one's needs some old-world customs still survive in modern-day America Synonyms hold up, keep up, last, prevail, hold outRelated Words bear up, carry on, cope, endure, fare, get along, get by, get on, go, hang in, make out, manage, persevere; abide, continue, draw out, hang on, hold on, linger, persist, remain, run on, stretchNear Antonyms break, break down, collapse, conk (out), crash, cut out, die, expire, stall, stop; run down, waneAntonyms fail, fizzle, give out, go out, peter (out), run out

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a brief usually trivial fact

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