Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun survival

3 senses of survival

Sense 1
survival, endurance -- (a state of surviving; remaining alive)
       => animation, life, living, aliveness -- (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")

Sense 2
survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection, selection -- (a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment)
       => natural process, natural action, action, activity -- (a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity")

Sense 3
survival -- (something that survives)
       => continuance, continuation -- (the act of continuing an activity without interruption)

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