Definitions for: Survivor


[n] an animal that survives in spite of adversity; "only the fittest animals were survivors of the cold winters"
[n] one who outlives another; "he left his farm to his survivors"
[n] one who lives through affliction; "the survivors of the fire were taken to a hospital"



Webster (1913) Definition: Sur*viv"or, n.
1. One who survives or outlives another person, or any time,
event, or thing.

The survivor bound In filial obligation for some
term To do obsequious sorrow. --Shak.

2. (Law) The longer liver of two joint tenants, or two
persons having a joint interest in anything. --Blackstone.

Synonyms: subsister

See Also: animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna, human, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul, unfortunate, unfortunate person

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