a state of surviving; remaining alive
survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection, selection(noun)
a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
something that survives
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.
(as a modifier) Of, relating to or aiding survival.
His survival kit had all the things he needed in the wilderness.
a living or continuing longer than, or beyond the existence of, another person, thing, or event; an outliving
Etymology: [From Survive.]
any habit, usage, or belief, remaining from ancient times, the origin of which is often unknown, or imperfectly known
Etymology: [From Survive.]
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
Continuance of life or existence especially under adverse conditions; includes methods and philosophy of survival.
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Rank popularity for the word 'survival' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3122
Rank popularity for the word 'survival' in Nouns Frequency: #1336
The numerical value of survival in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of survival in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of survival in a Sentence
This is really providing evidence that it’s going to be effective and have influence on survival.
Optimism about the survival of our species may be a summary of all the things we have refined, but we hardly see any difference between the things that can actually move humanity forward and those that give the impression that we as a species are evolving.
South Africa’s white sharks faced a rapid decline in the last generation and their numbers might already be too low to ensure their survival.
Scars are not something to hide or to be ashamed of; for each scar has an amazing story to tell - the stories of endurance, struggle and survival. Scars truly make us complete and beautiful, in my view. They also remind us of our triumphs over the adversities, what we stand for, and where we come from.
Unfortunately, we are now grappling with survival.
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Translations for survival
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- eloonjääminen, selviytyminenFinnish
- 生存, サバイバルJapanese
- hayatta kalmaTurkish
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