survive

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Survive is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
survive

Third-person singular
survives

Past tense
survived

Past participle
survived

Present participle
surviving

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you survive something, you experience it and you did not die.
    They survived the war but died two years later.
    Some of the factory's equipment from 1827 still survives.
    I went to a lecture on surviving in dangerous situations.
    These last few months have been hard, but we'll survive.

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