Survived



verb (used without object), survived, surviving.
1.
to remain alive after the death of someone, the cessation of something, or the occurrence of some event; continue to live:
Few survived after the holocaust.
2.
to remain or continue in existence or use:
Ancient farming methods still survive in the Middle East.
3.
to get along or remain healthy, happy, and unaffected in spite of some occurrence:
She’s surviving after the divorce.
verb (used with object), survived, surviving.
4.
to continue to live or exist after the death, cessation, or occurrence of:
His wife survived him. He survived the operation.
5.
to endure or live through (an affliction, adversity, misery, etc.):
She’s survived two divorces.
verb
1.
(transitive) to live after the death of (another): he survived his wife by 12 years
2.
to continue in existence or use after (a passage of time, an adversity, etc)
3.
(informal) to endure (something): I don’t know how I survive such an awful job

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