survive-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: continue to live, exist, or prosper

Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[patient] SURVIVE PP/NP2

Only one person survived in that car accident.
Her grandfather didn't survive his second heart attack.
This house has survived two earthquakes and a fire.
Their company will not survive another shutdown.
Conspiracy theories survive no matter how much evidence refutes them.
None of Shakespeare's plays survives in its original manuscript form.
Sally can survive fine on four hours of sleep a night.
We'll have to survive on grocery store coffee this weekend.
Oh, I hope I survive through this finals week.

VerbNet: exist-47.1-1-1,gorge-39.6
FrameNet: Surviving
PropBank: survive.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3

Sense Number 2: outlive someone or something

Commentary: NP1[patient] SURVIVE BY NP2[patient]

John is survived by his wife, two children and four grandchildren.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: survive.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4