survival

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

sur·viv·al

noun, often attributive \sər-ˈvī-vəl\

: the state or fact of continuing to live or exist especially in spite of difficult conditions

: something from an earlier period that still exists or is done

Full Definition of SURVIVAL

1
a :  the act or fact of living or continuing longer than another person or thing
b :  the continuation of life or existence <problems of survival in arctic conditions>
2
:  one that survives

Examples of SURVIVAL

  1. The refugees depend on foreign aid for their survival.
  2. Small businesses are fighting for survival.
  3. the survival of an old folktale

First Known Use of SURVIVAL

1598

Rhymes with SURVIVAL

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