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Definition of "surviving" []

  • (of a person) continuing to live, esp after a dangerous situation such as an accident or an illness (adjective)
  • Continuing to exist (adjective)
  • Present participle of survive. (verb)

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Use "surviving" in a sentence
  • "According to Breus, all “lucheviki” – the Russian word surviving cleanup workers use for describing one another – have been left with one thing in common: illness and a lack of money to pay for medications."
  • "Why not call it "surviving," or "discovering," or something at least with a pretense of meaning?"
  • "The real luck of the Irish is in surviving the weather."