动词过去式:outlived 过去分词:outlived 现在分词:outliving 第三人称单数:outlives
v [Tn] live longer than (sb) 比（某人）活得久
*He outlived his wife by three years. 他比妻子多活了三年.
* (fig 比喻) When he retired he felt that he had outlived his usefulness, ie was no longer useful. 他退休时方觉得自己年老无用了. Cf 参看 outlast.
to remain alive after someone else has died She outlived her husband by twenty years.
to continue to exist after something else has ended or disappeared
→outlast Good books have a way of outliving those who want to ban them.outlive its/your usefulness
to become no longer useful The docks have outlived their usefulness.