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outlast

out·last

outlast

 
pronunciation:
aUt laest
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: outlasted, outlasting, outlasts
definition: to last or live longer than.
Somehow this farm outlasted all the others in the area.It was sorrowful for her to outlast her sons, all of whom had been killed in the war.
synonyms:
outlive, survive, weather
similar words:
endure, hold out, last, outwear, prevail
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