Survival

(redirected from survive)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.

Survival

See also Endurance.
Alive
story of the survivors of plane crash in the Andes. [Am. Lit.: Alive]
Comanche
horse; sole survivor of Little Big Horn massacre (1876). [Am. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 126]
Crusoe, Robinson
only survivor of shipwreck. [Br. Lit.: Robin-son Crusoe]
Deucalion
survives flood that destroys human race. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 80]
Donner Party
survivors of group of emigrants to California (1846–1847). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 783–784]
Lot
allowed by God to escape the conflagration of Sodom and Gomorrah. [O.T.: Genesis 13:1–12]
Mellitias, St.
of “Forty Martyrs,” the only one to survive icy ordeal. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 133–134]
Noah
chosen by God to escape the deluge. [O.T.: Genesis 5–9]
Pilgrim, Billy
survives the fire-bombing of Dresden and is the only passenger to survive a domestic air-crash. [Am. Lit.: Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse-Five]
Robinsons
shipwrecked family learns to cope with nature on a desert island. [Children’s Lit.: Swiss Family Robinson]
References in periodicals archive ?
The Lifesaving Society defines the minimum skills needed to survive an unexpected fall into deep water and the followings skills make up the Canadian Swim to Survive standard:
For more information or to request a Hug-a-Tree and Survive presentation for your school or group, please contact Park Ridge CERT at parkridgecert
Across the UK, businesses in the health sector were the most likely to survive for five years, with 54 per cent of those started in 2011 making it to 2016.
Did more white or newspaper moths survive the predator?
If the spouse does survive the delay period, the clause will have served no purpose.
Lead researcher Brent Sinclair says that the physical processes of ice formation seem to be consistent among species that do and don't survive freezing.
For Survive and Thrive, we had 4,200 gifts and 40 of them were $20,000 or more," said Mr.
Most frogs can't last more than a few hours away from water, so this desert-dweller needs special tactics to survive. Its so-called wiping movements cover its skin with a waxy barrier that locks in moisture.
If this nation can be proud of anything, it can be proud of its ability to survive even the cruelest and most oppressive conditions.
Horton reports that "a preoccupation with rights ignores the fact that children will have no opportunity for development at all unless they survive....
Possible Disqualifier: Her company may not survive another four years.
Part IV, "The Battle Continues," gives the account of Bernstein's post-army life as a civilian struggling to survive as a multifaceted musician.