Last and Survive


Last verb - To continue to operate or to meet one's needs.
Usage example: we were lucky that the batteries lasted until we could get to the store to buy more

Survive is a synonym for last in live topic. In some cases you can use "Survive" instead a verb "Last", when it comes to topics like continue, outlast. popular alternative

Nearby Word: lasted


Survive verb - To come safely through.
Usage example: the cat miraculously survived a two-story fall

Last is a synonym for survive in live topic. You can use "Last" instead a verb "Survive", if it concerns topics such as state, continue, outlast, continue to live. popular alternative

Nearby Words: survival, surviving, survivor, survivorship

Common collocations

amount last amount survive amount
collapse last collapse survive collapse
damage last damage survive damage

Both words in one sentence

  • He eventually goes back to live with the Tribe, but the last few chapters of Outcast makes it seem like the Tribe isn't going to be able to survive much longer.
  • In Land of the Dead Pittsburgh was one of the last remaining cities in the world (perhaps the last) to survive the zombie horde but the events of the movie soon changes that.
  • The massive Odin walker must survive its introductory mission as well, but is expendable in the second (and last) of its missions.
Cite this Source
Survive and Last. (2016). Retrieved 2023, June 08, from
Last & Survive. N.p., 2016. Web. 08 Jun. 2023. <>.
Survive or Last. 2016. Accessed June 08, 2023.
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