Natural-selection Synonyms

In evolution, the process by which certain individuals of a species, having characters that help them adapt to their specific environment, tend to leave more progeny and transmit their characters, while other individuals of the same species, less able to adapt, tend to leave fewer progeny or to die out: over the course of generations, the gene pool of the species comes to reflect this adaptation
  1. survival-of-the-fittest
  2. artificial-selection
  3. darwinism
  4. adaptation
  5. survival
  6. biological evolution
  7. evolution
  8. law-of-the-jungle
  9. natural law
  10. phylogeny
  11. social-darwinism
  12. social evolution
  13. theory of evolution
  14. selection