Definition of Survivor

1. Noun. One who lives through affliction. "The survivors of the fire were taken to a hospital"

Exact synonyms: Subsister
Generic synonyms: Unfortunate, Unfortunate Person
Derivative terms: Subsist, Survive



2. Noun. One who outlives another. "He left his farm to his survivors"
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Survive

3. Noun. An animal that survives in spite of adversity. "Only the fittest animals were survivors of the cold winters"
Generic synonyms: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna

Definition of Survivor

1. n. One who survives or outlives another person, or any time, event, or thing.

Definition of Survivor

1. Noun. One who survives; one who endures through disaster or hardship. ¹

2. Noun. One who knew a specific decedent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Survivor

1. one that survives [n -S] - See also: survives

Lexicographical Neighbors of Survivor

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

Literary usage of Survivor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman, Leopold George Gordon Robbins, Melville Madison Bigelow (1893)
"I. On construing survivor as synonymous with Other. 1. survivor if unexplained is construed ... Words amounting to an Express Gift to the survivor in all ..."

2. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman, Joseph Fitz Randolph, William Talcott (1881)
"The objection to the construction adopted in the two last cases is, that it renders the gift to the survivor wholly inoperative. ..."

3. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1887)
"the settlement of community debts.1 The survivor may generally settle up the community with or without statutory authority, and with or without going into ..."

4. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman (1844)
"I. On construing survivor at syno- nymous with other. original Shares extend to accruing Shares. II. Whether accruing Shares are subject to ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Walter Vere Vaughan Williams (1877)
"(6) But the word "survivor " must receive its natural construction, and not be read as meaning ... When the word "survivor" is ap- HL Cas. 186 ; Hawkins v. ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"A joint appointment by deed, subject to a proviso for revocation and re-appointment by the husband and wife and the survivor, well revoked by the wife ..."

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