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Meaning of SURVIVOR

Pronunciation:  sur'vIvur

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

SURVIVOR is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 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.

 

 

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