Definition of "survived" []

  • To live after the death of (another) (verb)
  • To continue in existence or use after (a passage of time, an adversity, etc) (verb)
  • To endure (something) (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of survive. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "survived" in a sentence
  • "­German occupation, survived being a slave labourer for 16 months in a Siberian prison camp from 1940 to 1941, ­survived being a Polish soldier at the battle of Monte Cassino."
  • "When he spoke the word survived the merriment left Elanas face."
  • "This use of the term survived in the nine - teenth century when James Ingram gave a lecture “On the Utility of Anglo-Saxon Literature” (1807) mean - ing the utility of knowing or studying Anglo-Saxon, or when John Petherham wrote An Historical Sketch of the Progress and Present State of Anglo-Saxon Litera - ture in England (1840) where literature means the study of literature."