Definition of surviving:
- living (part of speech: verb)
- persevering (part of speech: verb)
Next, however, Fabius, wishing at once to show the greatness and splendour of his office, and so make the citizens more ready to obey him, appeared in public with all his twenty- four lictors at once; and when the surviving consul met him, he sent an officer to bid him dismiss his lictors, lay aside his insignia of office, and come before him as a mere private citizen.- "Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)", Plutarch.
At the same time, to strengthen it, it recalled to the assembly all the deputies whom the committee of public safety had proscribed; first, the seventy- three who had protested against the 31st of May, and then the surviving victims of that day themselves.- "History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814", F. A. M. Miguet.
- "Milton", John Bailey.