Meaning of survival
Pronunciation: (sur-vī'vul), [key]
- the act or fact of surviving, esp. under adverse or unusual circumstances.
- a person or thing that survives or endures, esp. an ancient custom, observance, belief, or the like.
- (no longer in technical use) the persistence of a cultural trait, practice, or the like long after it has lost its original meaning or usefulness.
- of, pertaining to, or for use in surviving, esp. under adverse or unusual circumstances: survival techniques.
- survival (Thesaurus)