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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surviving, livingadjective

    still in existence

    "the Wollemi pine found in Australia is a surviving specimen of a conifer thought to have been long extinct and therefore known as a living fossil"; "the only surviving frontier blockhouse in Pennsylvania"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surviving

    of Survive

  2. Survivingadjective

    remaining alive; yet living or existing; as, surviving friends; surviving customs

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'surviving' in Adjectives Frequency: #948

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surviving in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surviving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of surviving in a Sentence

  1. Luo Baoming:

    If it can be said that that we want to safeguard China's rights and interest in the South China Sea, fishermen, because they have been living and surviving on fishing for the past thousand years, have been proof of our rights and interests.

  2. Maura Cassidy:

    That is really beneficial if the surviving spouse is much younger.

  3. Unknown:

    It isn't always necessary to achieve great things. Sometimes, just surviving is a great achievement.

  4. Scott Dozier:

    Life in prison isn't a life, this isn't living, man. It's just surviving.

  5. Arturo Flores:

    I was very stressed out and worried about my children surviving without their mother or their father.

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