Translation of "survive" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /səˈvaɪv/ us /sərˈvɑɪv/ present participle surviving, past tense and past participle survived

to continue to live after almost dying because of an accident, illness, etc.

No one survived the plane crash.

(Translation of “survive” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /səˈvaiv/

to remain alive in spite of (a disaster etc)

Few birds managed to survive the bad winter
He didn’t survive long after the accident.

to live longer than

sobrevivir (a)
He died in 1940 but his wife survived him by another twenty years
He is survived by his wife and two sons.
survival noun

the state of surviving

the problem of survival in sub-zero temperatures
(also adjective) survival equipment.
surviving adjective

remaining alive

She has no surviving relatives.
survivor noun

a person who survives a disaster etc

There were no survivors of the air crash.

(Translation of “survive” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)