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Definition 1: something that survives - [noun denoting act]

(survival is a kind of ...) the act of continuing an activity without interruption

(... is a kind of survival ) accepted or habitual practice

(... is a kind of survival ) something that has survived from the past

"a holdover from the sixties" "hangovers from the 19th century"

Definition 2: a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for survival in the sense of this definition

(survival is a kind of ...) a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

"the action of natural forces" "volcanic activity"

Definition 3: a state of surviving; remaining alive - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for survival in the sense of this definition

(survival is a kind of ...) the condition of living or the state of being alive

"while there's life there's hope" "life depends on many chemical and physical processes"

(... is a kind of survival ) a means of surviving

"farming is a hard means of subsistence"

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