In lang=en terms the difference between dwell and survive
is that dwell
is to abide; to remain; to continue while survive
is to live past a life-threatening event.
As verbs the difference between dwell and survive
is that dwell
is to live; to reside while survive
is of a person, to continue to live; to remain alive.
As a noun dwell
is (engineering) a period of time in which a system or component remains in a given state.
(engineering) A period of time in which a system or component remains in a given state.
(engineering) A brief pause in the motion of part of a mechanism to allow an operation to be completed.
(electrical engineering) A planned delay in a timed control program.
(automotive) In a petrol engine, the period of time the ignition points are closed to let current flow through the ignition coil in between each spark. This is measured as an angle in degrees around the camshaft in the distributor which controls the points, for example in a 4-cylinder engine it might be 55° (spark at 90° intervals, points closed for 55° between each).
To live; to reside.
* C. J. Smith
- the parish in which I was born, dwell , and have possessions
To linger (on ) a particular thought, idea etc.; to remain fixated (on).
(engineering) To be in a given state.
To abide; to remain; to continue.
- The poor man dwells in a humble cottage near the hall where the lord of the domain resides.
- I'll rather dwell in my necessity.
- Thy soul was like a star and dwelt apart.
Of a person, to continue to live; to remain alive.
Of an object or concept, to continue to exist.
To live longer than; to outlive.
- His children survived''' him; he was '''survived by his children.
* 1817 , (Walter Scott), Rob Roy , X:
- I'll assure her of / Her widowhood, be it that she survive me, / In all my lands and leases whatsoever.
To live past a life-threatening event.
- ‘I am afraid, as will happen in other cases, the treaty of alliance has survived the amicable dispositions in which it had its origin.’
(sports) Of a team, to avoid relegation or demotion to a lower division or league.
- He did not survive the accident.
* (live longer than) outlive
* (live longer than) predecease