What does the word survival mean?

  • Continuance of life or existence especially under adverse conditions; includes methods and philosophy of survival.

Usage examples for survival

  1. They say they want the survival of their personality. – The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford by Mark Rutherford
  2. The punishment of a life for a life is itself a survival. – The Holy Earth by L. H. Bailey
  3. As the waters of the planet dried and the seas receded, all other resources dwindled until life upon the planet became a constant battle for survival. – The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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