survivor


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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 ?
You are the Opossum of the Future, the ultimate Fittest Survivor of our species, the ripe result of progressive prehensility - all tail!"
He would accept no assistance from strangers, and it was while living with a fellow survivor near the town of St.
The hunters are looking for a shooting scrape at any moment between Smoke and Henderson, whose old quarrel has not healed, while Wolf Larsen says positively that he will kill the survivor of the affair, if such affair comes off.
It was written at Paris, when I had Charles Dickens for a near neighbor and a daily companion, and when my leisure hours were joyously passed with many other friends, all associated with literature and art, of whom the admirable comedian, Regnier, is now the only survivor. The revising of these pages has been to me a melancholy task.
The majority, I feel sure, meant but well and kindly by the poor survivor. But the survivor could not forget that his name was still in the newspapers, nor blink the fact that he was an unworthy hero of the passing hour.
"Whatever the law might do with the marriage in the lifetime of both the parties to it -- on the death of either one of them, no application made by the survivor would avail; and, as to the case of that survivor, the marriage would remain valid.
Not a survivor came back to tell what had happened.
He regained Tripoli toward the close of August, 1855, and arrived in London on the 6th of September, the only survivor of his party.
A devise of his whole estate to certain responsible trustees followed; to hold the same for the benefit, in equal moieties, of his daughter, on one part, and of Oliver Effingham, formerly a major in the army of Great Britain, and of his son Ed ward Effingham, and of his son Edward Oliver Effingham, or to the survivor of them, and the descendants of such survivor, forever, on the other part.
Friend parted from friend, the son from his mother, and the restraint made the survivor's grief more poignant.
When all were dead except himself, however, the awful loneliness so weighed upon the mind of the sole survivor that he could endure it no longer, and choosing to risk death upon the open sea rather than madness on the lonely isle, he set sail in his little boat after nearly a year of solitude.
Let us flatter ourselves that I may be the survivor."