Related formsnon·sur·viv·al, noun
Examples from the Web for survival
With chemotherapy, her doctors give her at least an 80 percent chance of survival.
She is using this technique, which generations of African-Americans have used for survival, for fame and profit.
My survival no longer offers the time, but to see others expressing frustration they can barely put into words is helpful.
James brought little in the way of survival skills, but his companionship at night raised the team morale.James Franco and Seth Rogen Get ‘Naked and Afraid’… And It’s Hilarious|Marlow Stern|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her hold on her position at the hospital—and thus, her survival—is tenuous and she knows it.The Walking Dead’s ‘Crossed’: The Stage Is Now Set for a Bloody, Deadly Midseason Finale|Melissa Leon|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Under these circumstances I could not do other than accept the survival terms the Gern commander offered us.Space Prison|Tom Godwin
If the belief in survival had not been already in existence these assumptions would never have been made.A Grammar of Freethought|Chapman Cohen
The principle of the survival of the fittest had resulted in the selection of the best men from all the previous expeditions.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
Marx and Lasallis and Bradlaugh, clever as they are, can't prevent the survival of the fittest.
The name is a survival of the idea that Columbus had found the East.
British Dictionary definitions for survival
- the act or fact of surviving or condition of having survived
- (as modifier)survival kit