transitive verb-·lived′, -·liv′ing
- to live or endure longer than
- to live through; outlast
transitive verbout·lived, out·liv·ing, out·lives
- To live longer than: She outlived her son.
- To continue in use or existence long enough to survive (something else): a regulation that has outlived its usefulness.
(third-person singular simple present outlives, present participle outliving, simple past and past participle outlived)
From Middle English outliven, equivalent to out- +"Ž live.