live through - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theylive through
he/she/itlives through
present participleliving through
past tenselived through
past participlelived through
  1. live through something to experience a dangerous or unpleasant situation and still be alive after it

    These are people who have lived through two world wars.

See also main entry: live