Surviving
Surviving Sur*viv"ing, a. Remaining alive; yet living or existing; as, surviving friends; surviving customs. [1913 Webster]

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  • surviving — UK [sə(r)ˈvaɪvɪŋ] / US [sərˈvaɪvɪŋ] adjective still alive or remaining after others are dead or destroyed the surviving works of Sophocles the famous singer s only surviving descendant …   English dictionary

  • surviving — adjective still in existence (Freq. 2) the Wollemi pine found in Australia is a surviving specimen of a conifer thought to have been long extinct and therefore known as a living fossil the only surviving frontier blockhouse in Pennsylvania • Syn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Surviving — Survive Sur*vive , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Survived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surviving}.] [F. survivre, L. supervivere; super over + vivere to live. See {Super }, and {Victuals}.] To live beyond the life or existence of; to live longer than; to outlive;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • surviving — adj. Surviving is used with these nouns: ↑manuscript, ↑member, ↑parent, ↑relative, ↑remains, ↑remnant, ↑son …   Collocations dictionary

  • surviving — sur viv·ing || sÉ™r vaɪvɪŋ /sÉ™ n. remaining alive, outliving; outlasting, persisting, lasting sur·vive || sÉ™r vaɪv /sÉ™ v. continue to live after another has died, outlive; remain in use, continue in existence, outlast; endure, withstand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • surviving — [səˈvaɪvɪŋ] adj still alive, or still existing …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • surviving — Remaining alive. Living beyond the life of another or beyond the happening of some event so as to be entitled to a distribution of property or income. See survival actions …   Black's law dictionary

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