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.

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.]

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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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. Marshall Islands:

    While it may not be enough to give my country the certainty it wanted, it makes it clear that international shipping will now urgently reduce emissions and play its part in giving my country a pathway to survival.

  2. John Fitzgerald:

    If they are in the water without any protection, the water is really too cold at the moment for any form of survival beyond an hour or so.

  3. W. Edwards Deming:

    Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.

  4. Minnesota Vikings:

    If I get it, I'm going to ride it out, i'm going to let nature do its course. Survival-of-the-fittest kind of approach. And just say, if it knocks me out, it knocks me out. I'm going to be OK. You know, even if I die. If I die, I die. I kind of have peace about that.

  5. Peter Swenson:

    This money that I'm raising, I'm hoping that the research can be done to actually find a treatment for these mutations, this mutation is the same mutation in the majority of DIPG tumors. That type of tumor has a 0 % survival rate.

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