What does survival mean?

Definitions for survival
sərˈvaɪ vəlsur·vival

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. survival, endurance(noun)

    a state of surviving; remaining alive

  2. survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection, selection(noun)

    a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment

  3. survival(noun)

    something that survives

Wiktionary

  1. survival(Noun)

    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.

  2. survival(Noun)

    (as a modifier) Of, relating to or aiding survival.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Survival(noun)

    a living or continuing longer than, or beyond the existence of, another person, thing, or event; an outliving

    Etymology: [From Survive.]

  2. Survival(noun)

    any habit, usage, or belief, remaining from ancient times, the origin of which is often unknown, or imperfectly known

    Etymology: [From Survive.]

Freebase

  1. Survival

    Survival is the fourth and final serial of the 26th season in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in three parts, weekly, from 22 November to 6 December 1989. It was the final story of the original 26-year run of the series to be transmitted on BBC One, marking the final regular television appearance of Anthony Ainley as the Master and of Sophie Aldred as Ace. It is also the last to entirely feature Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Survival

    Continuance of life or existence especially under adverse conditions; includes methods and philosophy of survival.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'survival' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3122

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'survival' in Nouns Frequency: #1336

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How to say survival in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of survival in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of survival in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of survival in a Sentence

  1. Corey Knowlton:

    It's probably the most awesome part of what it means to be a hunter and a provider, this is one of the biggest parts, because meat is very important to survival out here.

  2. Edward Fitzgerald:

    The emphasis is not on flight but survival.

  3. Mick Fleetwood:

    I'm a huge supporter of anything that nurtures creativity, the nearest thing that you'd get in this conversation which is vaguely political would be for the survival of the creative arts in school at the youngest age possible through university.

  4. Matthew Bryza:

    There is nothing the U.S. government can do to dissuade President Erdogan from purging the Turkish military and judiciary from people he views as a threat, president Erdogan will simply do this, period. He views such measures as both a matter of survival and then as a means to significantly greater power.

  5. Tamara Griffith:

    The more experience you have, the better your chances of survival are, so this allows you to practice and have multiple experiences [and] know what works and what doesn’t work.

Images & Illustrations of survival

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