Textual thesaurus for "survive"

(verb) subsist, live, exist

support oneself

he could barely exist on such a low wage; Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?; Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day

(verb) go, hold out, hold up, live, live on, last, endure

continue to live through hardship or adversity

We went without water and food for 3 days; These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America; The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents; how long can a person last without food and water?

(verb) outlast, outlive

live longer than

She outlived her husband by many years

(verb) make it, pull round, pull through, come through

continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)

He survived the cancer against all odds