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Definition 1: continue to live and avoid dying - [verb of stative]

Samples where live on or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We went without water and food for 3 days
  • These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America
  • The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
  • how long can a person last without food and water?
  • One crash victim died, the other lived

Synonyms for live on in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of live on ) resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.

"Her shoes won't hold up" "This theory won't hold water"

(... is a kind of live on ) survive from season to season, of plants

(... is a kind of live on ) live out one's life; live to the end

(live on has a similar meaning as ...) have life, be alive

"Our great leader is no more" "My grandfather lived until the end of war"

(live on has a similar meaning as ...) support oneself

"he could barely exist on such a low wage" "Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?" "Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day"

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