What does survival mean?

Definitions for survival
sərˈvaɪ vəlsur·vival

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. survival, endurancenoun

    a state of surviving; remaining alive

  2. survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection, selectionnoun

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

  3. survivalnoun

    something that survives

Wiktionary

  1. survivalnoun

    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. survivalnoun

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

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

Wikipedia

  1. Survival

    Survival, or the act of surviving, is the propensity of something to continue existing, particularly when this is done despite conditions that might kill or destroy it. The concept can be applied to humans and other living things (or, hypothetically, any sentient being), to physical object, and to abstract things such as beliefs or ideas. Living things generally have a self-preservation instinct to survive, while objects intended for use in harsh conditions are designed for survivability.

ChatGPT

  1. survival

    Survival refers to the act or fact of living or continuing to live or exist, especially under challenging or adverse circumstances. It often involves using skills, knowledge, or resources necessary to persist in life or through specific situations, such as emergencies or disasters.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Survivalnoun

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

  2. Survivalnoun

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

  3. Etymology: [From Survive.]

Wikidata

  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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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. Democracies Behnam Ben Taleblu:

    Although the leaders are reportedly meeting to discuss Syria under the Astana process, what is likely bringing Khamenei, Putin, and Erdogan together is their shared interest in regime survival and what the other autocrats can do to help with that.

  2. Greg Gibson:

    There are so many stories of survival.

  3. Roger Germann:

    Conservation and saving wildlife from extinction is our foremost business focus and scientific breakthroughs that have a direct impact on protecting and restoring our natural environment is why we exist, healthy coral reefs are vital to the survival and quality of life of humans and animals, especially here in Florida Reef and throughout the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. We believe it's our responsibility to save the Florida Reef Tract from disappearing.

  4. Professor Lattanzio:

    There’s a small but finite survival fraction, that is all bacteria needs. They reproduce very quickly.

  5. Stephen William Hawking:

    It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.

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