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survive

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of survive

  1. 1 to come safely through the cat miraculously survived a two-story fall Synonyms of survive ride (out), weather Words Related to survive 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 of survive 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 of survive hold up, keep up, last, prevail, hold outWords Related to survive 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 of survive break, break down, collapse, conk (out), crash, cut out, die, expire, stall, stop; run down, waneAntonyms of survive fail, fizzle, give out, go out, peter (out), run out



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