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sur·vive

 (sər-vīv′)
v. sur·vived, sur·viv·ing, sur·vives
v.intr.
1. To remain alive or in existence.
2. To carry on despite hardships or trauma; persevere: families that were surviving in tents after the flood.
3. To remain functional or usable: I dropped the radio, but it survived.
v.tr.
1. To live longer than; outlive: She survived her husband by five years.
2. To live, persist, or remain usable through: plants that can survive frosts; a clock that survived a fall.
3. To cope with (a trauma or setback); persevere after: survived child abuse.

[Middle English surviven, from Old French sourvivre, from Latin supervīvere : super-, super- + vīvere, to live; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

sur·vi′vor n.

survivor

(səˈvaɪvə)
n
1. a person or thing that survives
2. (Law) property law one of two or more specified persons having joint interests in property who lives longer than the other or others and thereby becomes entitled to the whole property
surˈvivorˌship n

sur•vi•vor

(sərˈvaɪ vər)

n.
1. a person or thing that survives.
2. Law. the one of two or more designated persons, as joint tenants or others having a joint interest, who outlives the other or others.
[1495–1505]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.survivor - one who lives through afflictionsurvivor - one who lives through affliction; "the survivors of the fire were taken to a hospital"
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
2.survivor - one who outlives another; "he left his farm to his survivors"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
3.survivor - an animal that survives in spite of adversity; "only the fittest animals were survivors of the cold winters"
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Translations
نَاجٍناجٍ، باقٍ حَيّا
člověk, který přežilkdo přežil
overlevende
eloonjäänyt
preživjeli
túlélõ
e-r sem kemst lífs af
生存者
생존자
kto prežil
preživeli
överlevande
ผู้ที่อยู่รอด
hayatta kalansağ kalan/kurtulan kimse
người sống sót

survivor

[səˈvaɪvəʳ]
A. N (lit, fig) → superviviente mf, sobreviviente mf
the sole survivor of the 1979 cabinetel único superviviente or sobreviviente del consejo de ministros de 1979
I'm a survivor, I'll get bysoy de los que no se hunden, me las arreglaré
B. CPD survivor benefits NPL (US) ayuda que el Estado presta a la familia de una persona fallecida

survivor

[sərˈvaɪvər] n
[disaster, accident, illness] → survivant(e) m/f
There were no survivors → Il n'y a pas eu de survivants.
[abuse] → survivant(e) m/f
(= remaining person) → survivant(e) m/f
He's the only survivor from the 1990 team → C'est le seul survivant de l'équipe de 1990.
(= remaining thing) → vestige m
(= resilient person) to be a survivor → avoir un instinct de survie très développé
She's a great survivor → Elle a un fort instinct de survie.

survivor

nÜberlebende(r) mf; (Jur) → Hinterbliebene(r) mf; (of abuse etc)Opfer nt; he’s a survivor (fig, in politics etc) → er ist ein Überlebenskünstler; she is the sole survivor of the winning teamsie ist die einzige noch lebende Vertreterin der siegreichen Mannschaft

survivor

[səˈvaɪvəʳ] nsuperstite m/f, sopravvissuto/a

survive

(səˈvaiv) verb
1. to remain alive in spite of (a disaster etc). Few birds managed to survive the bad winter; He didn't survive long after the accident.
2. to live longer than. He died in 1940 but his wife survived him by another twenty years; He is survived by his wife and two sons.
surˈvival noun
the state of surviving. the problem of survival in sub-zero temperatures; (also adjective) survival equipment.
surˈviving adjective
remaining alive. She has no surviving relatives.
surˈvivor noun
a person who survives a disaster etc. There were no survivors of the air crash.

survivor

نَاجٍ člověk, který přežil overlevende Überlebender επιζών superviviente eloonjäänyt survivant preživjeli sopravvissuto 生存者 생존자 overlevende overlevende ocalony sobrevivente выживший överlevande ผู้ที่อยู่รอด hayatta kalan người sống sót 幸存者

survivor

n. sobreviviente.

survivor

n sobreviviente mf, superviviente mf; cancer — sobreviviente or superviviente del cáncer
References in classic literature ?
They have been scorched, it is true; like the survivors of forlorn hopes, they have by unthinkably miraculous ways come through the fight to marvel at the tally of the slain.
Nor did his misfortunes end with the voyage; for the ship was cast ashore on an island of the South Pacific, and it was six years afterward when the survivors were taken off by a venturesome trading schooner and brought back to San Francisco.
If they will only hold their hands until the season is over, he promises them a royal carnival, when all grudges can he settled and the survivors may toss the non-survivors overboard and arrange a story as to how the missing men were lost at sea.
The list of the survivors followed, beginning with the officers in the order of their rank.
One could imagine, therefore, that if one had to search for survivors one would turn one's eyes with best hopes of success to some Tibetan village or some Alpine farm, many thousands of feet above the sea level.
Much is conjectured of what occurred, and much has been learned from the stories of the few survivors.
That satisfied the survivors, and they went away and left us in peace.
Events which I have yet to relate make it necessary to mention in this place that my father had been dead some years at the period of which I am now writing; and that my sister Sarah and I were the sole survivors of a family of five children.
The galleon was washed high upon the beach where she went to pieces; but not before the survivors, who numbered but ten souls, had rescued one of the great chests of treasure.
Taking advantage of the lull in the battle, I called out to the survivors to return to their shore.
A single glance at the vessel's deck assured me that the battle was over and that we had been victorious, for I saw our survivors holding a handful of the enemy at pistol points while one by one the rest of the crew was coming out of the craft's interior and lining up on deck with the other prisoners.
Thirty days after the capture of Dejah Thoris, or about the time of our coming to Thark, his vessel had reached Helium with about ten survivors of the original crew of seven hundred officers and men.

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