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British English: survive /səˈvaɪv/ VERB
If someone survives in a dangerous situation, they do not die.
These drugs can help people survive heart attacks.
They were battling to survive in icy seas for over four hours.
- American English: survive
- Arabic: يَحْيَا
- Brazilian Portuguese: sobreviver
- Chinese: 存活
- Croatian: preživjeti
- Czech: přežít
- Danish: overleve
- Dutch: overleven
- European Spanish: sobrevivir
- Finnish: jäädä eloon
- French: survivre
- German: überleben
- Greek: επιβιώνω
- Italian: sopravvivere
- Japanese: 生き残る
- Korean: 살아남다
- Norwegian: overleve
- Polish: przetrwać
- European Portuguese: sobreviver
- Romanian: a supraviețui
- Russian: выживать
- Latin American Spanish: sobrevivir
- Swedish: överleva
- Thai: มีชีวิตรอด
- Turkish: hayatta kalma
- Ukrainian: виживати
- Vietnamese: sống sót
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Definition of survive from the Collins English Dictionary
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