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But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
Ibrahim Babangida

Meaning of "survival" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SURVIVAL

survival  [səˈvaɪvəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SURVIVAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Survival is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SURVIVAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Survival

Survival is the struggle to remain living: Self-preservation Survival may also refer to...

Definition of survival in the English dictionary

The definition of survival in the dictionary is a person or thing that survives, such as a custom. Other definition of survival is the act or fact of surviving or condition of having survived.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SURVIVAL


adjectival
ˌædʒɪkˈtaɪvəl
aestival
iːˈstaɪvəl
agentival
ˈeɪdʒənˌtaɪvəl
archrival
ˌɑːtʃˈraɪvəl
arrival
əˈraɪvəl
conjunctival
ˌkɒndʒʌŋkˈtaɪvəl
deprival
dɪˈpraɪvəl
estival
iːˈstaɪvəl
gerundival
ˌdʒɛrənˈdaɪvəl
infinitival
ˌɪnfɪnɪˈtaɪvəl
nival
ˈnaɪvəl
nominatival
ˌnɒmɪnəˈtaɪvəl
nonarrival
ˌnɒnəˈraɪvəl
ogival
əʊˈdʒaɪvəl
outrival
ˌaʊtˈraɪvəl
relatival
ˌreləˈtaɪvəl
revival
rɪˈvaɪvəl
rival
ˈraɪvəl
salival
səˈlaɪvəl
substantival
ˌsʌbstənˈtaɪvəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SURVIVAL

surveyor´s chain
surveyor´s level
surveyor´s measure
surveyorship
surview
survivability
survivable
survival bag
survival course
survival instinct
survival kit
survival mechanism
survival of the fittest
survivalism
survivalist
survivance
survive
surviving
survivor
survivorship

WORDS THAT END LIKE SURVIVAL

accusatival
archival
carnival
corrival
Edinburgh Festival
festival
film festival
fringe festival
genitival
gingival
Gothic Revival
Greek Revival
harvest festival
music festival
nonrival
Parzival
Percival
perspectival
receival
Spring Festival

Synonyms and antonyms of survival in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SURVIVAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «survival» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of survival

Translation of «survival» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SURVIVAL

Find out the translation of survival to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of survival from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «survival» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

幸存
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

supervivencia
570 millions of speakers

English

survival
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अस्तित्व
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بَقَاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

выживание
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sobrevivência
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উদ্বর্তন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

survie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hidup
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Überleben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

生存
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

생존
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kaslametan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự sinh tồn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உயிர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जगण्याची
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hayatta kalma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sopravvivenza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przetrwanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

виживання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

supraviețuire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιβίωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oorlewing
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

överlevnad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

overlevelse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of survival

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SURVIVAL»

The term «survival» is very widely used and occupies the 5.381 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SURVIVAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «survival» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «survival» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about survival

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10 QUOTES WITH «SURVIVAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word survival.
1
Bhumibol Adulyadej
The will to work of everyone in the country is the best guarantee of national survival.
2
Edward Albert
On a level of simple personal survival, understanding and forgiveness are crucial... whether in an intimate personal relationship or on a global level.
3
Timothy Garton Ash
The key to the survival of liberty in the modern world is the embrace of multiple identities.
4
Dan Aykroyd
Everyone fears the cut of the blade. It doesn't matter after that. I know the spirit survives as there is so much evidence of the survival of the personality in the afterlife.
5
Ibrahim Babangida
But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
6
George Ball
The question is no longer whether the United States should contribute to assuring Israel's survival and prosperity; that goes without saying.
7
Paul Bloom
Natural selection shaped the human brain to be drawn toward aspects of nature that enhance our survival and reproduction, like verdant landscapes and docile creatures. There is no payoff to getting the warm fuzzies in the presence of rats, snakes, mosquitoes, cockroaches, herpes simplex and the rabies virus.
8
Pierce Brosnan
Must whales and dolphins be subjected to deafening noise that will cause more than 3.5 million instances of temporary and/or permanent hearing loss? For species that depend on hearing for survival - to find food, migrate, and communicate - any hearing loss could be catastrophic. As one scientist noted, a deaf whale is a dead whale.
9
Luis Bunuel
In the name of Hippocrates, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
10
Elias Canetti
The planet's survival has become so uncertain that any effort, any thought that presupposes an assured future amounts to a mad gamble.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SURVIVAL»

Discover the use of survival in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to survival and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Camping & Wilderness Survival: The Ultimate Outdoors Book
Presents information on basic camping and survival skills while in the wilderness, covering topics such as getting lost, navigating through different terrains and climate conditions, first aid, using compasses and binoculars, wildlife, and ...
Paul Tawrell, 2006
2
Desert Survival Skills
David Alloway's goal in this book is to help all of them survive when circumstances beyond their control strand them in the desert environment.
David Alloway, 2010
3
Survival Skills of Native California
A comprehensive examination of the wisdom and practical arts of California's native population offers step-by-step instructions for utilizing ancient knowledge, such as tool building, fire-making, hunting, fishing, and much more.
Paul Douglas Campbell, 1999
4
Essentials of Sea Survival
This book is different: Using reader-friendly language, two leading environmental physiologists present the facts and dispel the myths of surviving a sea accident.
Frank Golden, Michael Tipton, 2002
5
The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the ...
The Zombie Survival Guide offers complete protection through trusted, proven tips for safeguarding yourself and your loved ones against the living dead. It is a book that can save your life. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Max Brooks, 2003
6
Survival: How a Culture of Preparedness Can Save You and ...
A call-to-action by a recovery effort leader famously dubbed "John Wayne Dude" by New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin encourages Americans to adopt a culture of disaster preparedness, drawing on examples from Hurricane Katrina to outline practical ...
Russel L. Honore, 2009
7
Survival
Five kids: Alex, Li, Paulo, Hex and Amber bond on board a sailing ship. When they are marooned on a desert island, they must face the ultimate test -- survival! The team is born.
Chris Ryan, 2003
8
Primitive Wilderness Living and Survival Skills: Naked Into ...
Illustrated with over 700 photographs crammed into 400 pages, this massive work is not a rehashing and perpetuation of myths. These are tried and true methods of primitive wilderness living and survival skills.
John McPherson, Geri McPherson, 1993
9
Survival Analysis: A Self-Learning Text
This text is suitable for researchers and statisticians working in the medical and other life sciences as well as statisticians in academia who teach introductory and second-level courses on survival analysis.
David G. Kleinbaum, Mitchel Klein, 2005
10
Survival: The Survival of the Human Race
A fascinating and accessible examination of the survival of the human race.
Emily Shuckburgh, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SURVIVAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term survival is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest "dismal"
The Institute of Medicine called for a national campaign to fight the No. 3 killer of Americans, sudden cardiac arrest. The survival rate outside a hospital is just six ... «CBS News, Jun 15»
2
Cancer treatments got gentler, yet kids' survival improved
But doctors worried: Would gentler treatments hurt a child's survival odds? The new study, which tracked more than 34,000 childhood cancer survivors over ... «The Seattle Times, Jun 15»
3
Ark: Survival Evolved announcement trailer reveals rideable dinosaurs
In Ark: Survival Evolved, players wake up naked, starving, and presumably amnesiac, on the beach of an island filled with other humans trapped in a similar ... «PC Gamer, May 15»
4
Correction: Preemie Survival story
They also should be given better information on survival odds — not just by gestational age but also by what happens if active care is given, said another study ... «Yahoo News, May 15»
5
Ultimate Survival Alaska's Jimmy Gojdics Dead at 69, Shot in …
Ultimate Survival Alaska competitor Jimmy Gojdics Ultimate Survival Alaska cast member Jimmy Gojdics died at age 69 after being shot in Fairbanks, Alaska. «Us Magazine, May 15»
6
New Report Offers A Look At 'Survival Sex' And The LGBTQ Youth …
Over the course of three years, the institute interviewed 283 youth who reported engaging in survival sex. The researchers hope the study, entitled “Surviving the ... «Huffington Post, Feb 15»
7
Long, hot saunas may boost survival, reduce fatal heart problems …
The researchers took into account characteristics in addition to sauna use that would affect survival, including cigarette smoking, weight, physical activity, blood ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Feb 15»
8
US cancer survival rates improving, study finds
“Pretty much all populations improved their cancer survival over time,” said Dr. Wei Zheng, the study's senior author from Vanderbilt University in Nashville. «Fox News, Feb 15»
9
Top Videos: Stephen Colbert's Survival Tips, Golden Retriever …
This week, Stephen Colbert shared his survival tips (with the help of a bear), and Peter Pan herself, Allison Williams, taught Jimmy Fallon how to fly. A golden ... «TV Guide, Nov 14»
10
Special Report: The Dangerous Side of Survival TV
Dual Survival's premise is to drop two survival experts with opposing philosophies — one, like Lundin, trying to adapt to nature; the other, a military vet, trying to ... «TV Guide, Oct 14»

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