What does surviving mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surviving, living(adj)

    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. Surviving(adj)

    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. Yossi Shvartzvald:

    While it is covered in ice, at around minus-400 degrees Farenheit, it is actually much, much colder than Hoth, it's hard to imagine any life surviving in such an environment, not humans or tauntauns anyway.

  2. Eric Angely:

    David Pottier said of United States. Thepandemic has wreaked havoc across the world, infecting 6.6 million people, killing over 391,000 and devastating economies.It poses a particular threat to the elderly like the surviving D-Day veterans who are in their late nineties or older. It has also affected the younger generations who turn out every year to mark the occasion. Most have been barred from traveling to the windswept coasts of American Normandy. In this photo taken on Thursday, June 4, 2020, two people stop to look at an information board at Omaha Beach in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, American Normandy, France. In sharp contrast to the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this year's 76th will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever, as the coronavirus pandemic is keeping nearly everyone from traveling. ( AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) Some 160,000 soldiers made the perilous crossing from England that day in atrocious conditions, storming dunes which they knew were heavily defended by German troops determined to hold their positions. Somehow, they succeeded. Yet they left a trail of thousands of casualties who have been mourned for generations since. Last year stood out, with U.S. President Donald Trump joining his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, on a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach. A smattering of veterans were honored with the highest accolades. All across the beaches of American Normandy tens of thousands came from across the globe to pay their respects to the dead and laud the surviving soldiers. The acrid smell of wartime-era jeep exhaust fumes and the rumble of old tanks filled the air as parades of vintages vehicles went from village to village. The tiny roads between the dunes, hedges and apple orchards were clogged for hours, if not days. FILE - In this Thursday, June 6, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French Donald Trump Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron, watch a flyover during a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the American Normandy cemetery, in Colleville-sur-Mer, American Normandy, France. In sharp contrast to the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this year's 76th will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever, as the coronavirus pandemic is keeping nearly everyone from traveling. ( AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) Heading into the D-Day remembrance weekend this year, only the salty brine coming off the ocean on Omaha Beach hits the nostrils, the shrieks of seagulls pierce the ears and a sense of desolation hangs across the regions country roads. Last year this place was full with jeeps, trucks, people dressed up as soldiers.

  3. Anne Bequette:

    I want to bring light to Saint John. We still need things, still need attention. We are still surviving, but we still need help.

  4. Ashlynne Haycock:

    People are absolutely shocked that this happened, and they weren't planning for it, it has been a severe hardship for surviving families.

  5. Dejen Asefaw:

    No one forces you to give your fingerprints, surviving the journey was a miracle.

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