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adjective as in continuing on

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Before this, Rocket Lab also successfully demonstrated a guided reentry of the Electron rocket during missions in December and January, proving that the first-stage booster could survive reentry through the atmosphere.

Most and possibly all local councils may well cease to survive in their current form.

They survive as loaders, hauling fruits and vegetables, or pull rickshaws.

I don’t think there’s a lot of good examples of consumer products that are free, that survive if people don’t like them, don’t like the companies or think they’re bad.

Those challenges make it harder or easier for some individuals in a group to survive.

The crew wear parachutes and surviving vehicle breakup would then be a matter of chance as to whether or not you get thrown free.

The gosling's best chance at surviving the jump is to bounce off the cliff on its soft belly.

Without such action, they fear, many of their surviving troops may be lured into the ranks of ISIS.

He spoke of surviving a stabbing in 1958 when a woman attacked him at a book-signing.

My father lost his last surviving sibling, my Aunt Sally, in 2007.

There was too much of the old law with its thunders, too much of fiery Elijah, surviving in John.

He was the last surviving officer of the Delaware regiment in the revolutionary army.

Succor could not arrive, he argued, and they were in duty bound to save the surviving civilians and the women and children.

The Americans demanded the surrender of the Arsenal, the Admiral, and the surviving crews of the destroyed fleet.

And on the death of a partner the surviving partner has the right to represent the partnership and vote on its stock.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surviving, such as: extant, remaining, residual, and vestigial.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.