Definition of Surviving

1. Adjective. Still in existence. "The only surviving frontier blockhouse in Pennsylvania"

Exact synonyms: Living
Similar to: Extant



Definition of Surviving

1. a. Remaining alive; yet living or existing; as, surviving friends; surviving customs.

Definition of Surviving

1. Verb. (present participle of survive) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Surviving

1. survive [v] - See also: survive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surviving

survival statute
survival statutes
survivalism
survivalist
survivalists
survivals
survivance
survivances
survive
survived
surviver
survivers
survives
survivin
surviving (current term)
surviving spouse
surviving spouses
survivor
survivor guilt
survivors
survivors insurance
survivorship
survivorship annuity
survivorships
survivour
survivours
sus-
sus law
susannite

Literary usage of Surviving

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1. The Modern Law of Partnership: Including a Full Consideration of Joint by Scott Rowley (1916)
"Assignment to surviving partner of deceased partner's share. Indenture made the day of , 19—, between and , executors of the will of , deceased partner, ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
""surviving," as used by a testator In a devise of real estate to a certain party for and during the term of her natural life, and at the time of lier ..."

3. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1887)
"The shoal at the mouths of the Don forbade hope Fate of of flight for all vessels with more than a small surviving draught of water; and the sight of ..."

4. The Modern Law of Partnership: Including a Full Consideration of Joint by Scott Rowley (1916)
"The same case holds that, even under a will to continue the business, made by the deceased partner, the surviving partner can not bind that part of the ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"Held that, although "surviving issue" without qualification ordinarily means ... But should my said nephew die without any surviving issue of his body, ..."

6. The Modern Law of Partnership: Including a Full Consideration of Joint ...by Scott Rowley by Scott Rowley (1916)
"Rights of surviving partner in good wil1.—Upon dissolution of the firm, the good will, in the absence of a contract to the contrary, is an asset which any ..."

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