endurance vs survival what difference

what is difference between endurance and survival

English

Alternative forms

  • enduraunce, indurance, induraunce (all obsolete)

Etymology

[Late 15th Century] From Middle French endurance, from Old French endurance.

Morphologically endure +‎ -ance.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪnˈdjʊəɹəns/, /ɪnˈdjɔːɹəns/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɪnˈdʊɹəns/, /ɪnˈdɝəns/
  • Hyphenation: en‧du‧rance

Noun

endurance (countable and uncountable, plural endurances)

  1. The measure of a person’s stamina or persistence.
  2. Ability to endure hardship.
  3. (nautical) The length of time that a ship’s rations will supply

Synonyms

  • thole (obsolete, rare, or regional)

Translations


French

Etymology

endurer +‎ -ance

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑ̃s

Noun

endurance f (plural endurances)

  1. endurance, stamina

Further reading

  • “endurance” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Etymology

From survive +‎ -al.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /sɚˈvaɪvəl/
  • Rhymes: -aɪvəl

Noun

survival (countable and uncountable, plural survivals)

  1. The fact or act of surviving; continued existence or life.
    His survival in the open ocean was a miracle; he had fully expected to die.
  2. (as a modifier) Of, relating to or aiding survival.
    His survival kit had all the things he needed in the wilderness.
  3. (sports) The avoidance of relegation or demotion to a lower league or division.
    • 2000, Dan Goldstein, The Rough Guide to English Football: A Fans’ Handbook 2000-2001:
      [] a team that have turned snatching relegation from the jaws of top-flight survival into an art form []
    • 2013, Alan Stubbs, How Football Saved My Life, page 139:
      “Before you know it, you find yourself flirting around the relegation places and the season becomes a battle for survival.”
  4. (anthropology) A custom or belief that persists in folklore from earlier times, when the rationale behind it is forgotten.

Derived terms

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Further reading

  • survival in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • survival in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

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