HyperDic: surviving

English > 1 sense of the word surviving:
ADJECTIVEallsurviving, livingstill in existence
surviving > pronunciation
Soundsservay'vihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > surviving: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningStill in existence.
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymliving
BroaderextantStill in existence
Spanishsobreviviente, viviente, vivo
Catalansupervivent

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