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Spanish translation of “survive”

survive

verb /səˈvaiv/
to remain alive in spite of (a disaster etc)
sobrevivir
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
supervivencia
the problem of survival in sub-zero temperatures (also adjective) survival equipment.
surviving adjective remaining alive
superviviente
She has no surviving relatives.
survivor noun a person who survives a disaster etc
superviviente
There were no survivors of the air crash.
(Definition of survive from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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