HyperDic: survival

English > 3 senses of the word survival:
NOUNstatesurvival, endurancea state of surviving
processsurvival, survival of the fittest, natural selection, selectiona natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment
actsurvivalsomething that survives
survival > pronunciation
Soundsservay'vahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > survival: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of surviving; remaining alive.
Synonymendurance
NarrowersubsistenceA means of surviving
Broaderanimation, life, living, alivenessThe condition of living or the state of being alive
Spanishaguante, resistencia, supervivencia
Catalanaguant, resistència
Verbssurvivesupport oneself
survivecontinue to live through hardship or adversity
survivecontinue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
English > survival: 3 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningA natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment.
Synonymssurvival of the fittest, natural selection, selection
Broadernatural process, natural action, action, activityA process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
Spanishselección natural
Catalanselecció natural
English > survival: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningSomething that survives.
Narrowercustom, usage, usanceaccepted or habitual practice
hangover, holdoverSomething that has survived from the past
Broadercontinuance, continuationThe act of continuing an activity without interruption
Spanishsupervivencia

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