has survived
-ha sobrevivido
Present perfecthe/sheconjugation ofsurvive.


An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to continue to exist)
a. sobrevivir (living being, object or custom)
A meteor killed off the dinosaurs, but some turtle species survived.Un meteorito exterminó a los dinosaurios, pero algunas especies de tortugas sobrevivieron.
b. conservarse (object)
Stonehenge has survived intact to the present day.Stonehenge se ha conservado intacto hasta la actualidad.
c. perdurar (custom)
This family tradition has survived through the ages, from generation to generation.Esta tradición familiar perduró a través de los tiempos, de generación en generación.
2. (to cope)
a. sobrevivir
I have to survive on $50 until next payday.Tengo que sobrevivir con 50 dólares hasta el próximo día de cobro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to outlive)
a. sobrevivir a
It's not natural that a mother survives her children.No es natural que una madre sobreviva a sus hijos.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He is survived by three daughters.Deja a tres hijas.
She is survived by her husband, Joe.Sigue con vida su esposo, Joe.
4. (to remain alive after)
a. sobrevivir a
My grandfather is very strong. He survived open-heart surgery.Mi abuelo es muy fuerte. Sobrevivió a una operación a corazón abierto.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. sobrevivir a
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. sobrevivir
my pay is barely enough to survive onmi sueldo apenas llega para sobrevivir
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survive [səˈvaɪv]
intransitive verb
1 (remain alive, in existence) [+person, species] sobrevivir; [+painting, building, manuscript] conservarse; [+custom] pervivir
not one of the passengers survived no sobrevivió ninguno de los pasajeros
four of his brothers had died as babies: the fifth survived the escaped prisoners hid for 11 days, drinking river water to survive most of these imported birds do not survive in our cold climate
he survived on nuts for several weeks logró sobrevivir durante varias semanas comiendo nueces
we've been surviving on bagels
he survived to the age of 83 vivió hasta los 83 años
the birds are being caught in areas where they still survive there are three main types of reptile that survive today from the period of the dinosaurs
only two of his paintings survive solo se conservan dos de sus cuadros
this custom survives to this day in remote parts of Pakistan
2 (cope) sobrevivir
people struggling to survive without jobs gente luchando para sobrevivir sin trabajo; I'll survive! ¡de esta no me muero!; ¡sobreviviré!
"how are they going to manage on just a student grant?" - "oh, they'll survive!" "How's your finger?" Burr asked. "I'll survive," Pagan remarked
Jim survives on £65 a fortnight Jim se las arregla para vivir con 65 libras a la quincena
"on my first day here I thought "How will I survive?"
transitive verb
1 (outlive) [+person] sobrevivir a
most women survive their spouses
she will probably survive me by many years probablemente me sobreviva por muchos años; probablemente viva muchos más años que yo
it's a terrible thing for a mother to survive all her children
he is survived by a wife and two sons deja una mujer y dos hijos
2 (not die in) [+accident, illness, war] sobrevivir a
only two people survived the accident his wife was shot but survived the attack a baby girl survived a 20ft fall from a second-floor window on to a concrete patio yesterday
he survived a heart attack sobrevivió a un ataque al corazón
the chances of a planet surviving a supernova always looked slim
he survived being struck by lightning sobrevivió tras haberle caído un rayo
he survived cancer and died of a stroke forty years later
3 (cope with) aguantar; sobrellevar
a man who had survived his share of boardroom coups can their marriage survive the latest scandal?
I couldn't survive the day without breakfast no podría aguantar or sobrellevar el día sin desayunar
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