Survival definition

sər-vīvəl
Someone or something that survives, esp. an ancient belief, custom, usage, etc.
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Survival is the act of living through something life threatening.

An example of survival is someone beating cancer.

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The fact or act of surviving; continued existence or life.

His survival in the open ocean was a miracle; he had fully expected to die.

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The act or process of surviving.
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The fact of having survived.
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(as a modifier) Of, relating to or aiding survival.

His survival kit had all the things he needed in the wilderness.

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Something, such as an ancient custom or belief, that has survived.
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The act, state, or fact of surviving.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
survival
Plural:
survivals

Origin of survival

  • From survive +"Ž -al

    From Wiktionary