What does survivor mean?

Definitions for survivor
sərˈvaɪ vərsur·vivor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word survivor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. survivor, subsisternoun

    one who lives through affliction

    "the survivors of the fire were taken to a hospital"

  2. survivornoun

    one who outlives another

    "he left his farm to his survivors"

  3. survivornoun

    an animal that survives in spite of adversity

    "only the fittest animals were survivors of the cold winters"

Wiktionary

  1. survivornoun

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

  2. survivornoun

    One who knew a specific decedent

    She was from a large family and had many friends, so the funeral was crowded with mourning survivors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Survivornoun

    one who survives or outlives another person, or any time, event, or thing

  2. Survivornoun

    the longer liver of two joint tenants, or two persons having a joint interest in anything

Freebase

  1. Survivor

    Survivor is an American rock band formed in Chicago in 1978. The band achieved its greatest success in the 1980s with its arena rock sound, which garnered many charting singles, especially in the United States. The band is best known for its double platinum-certified 1982 hit "Eye of the Tiger," the theme song for the motion picture Rocky III. Singles like "Burning Heart", "The Search Is Over", "High on You", "Is This Love" and "I Can't Hold Back" continued to chart in the mid-1980s. The band tweaked its musical direction in 1988 with the release of the slightly heavier Too Hot to Sleep, but the album barely reached the Billboard 200 in the United States. Because of this, the band split. Singer Jimi Jamison later toured as 'Survivor' in the mid-1990s, to the chagrin of the rest of the band. Jamison reunited with the band's other members in 2000 and the band released Reach in 2006, but Jamison left the band after its release and was replaced by Robin McAuley. The band continued to tour with McAuley into 2011. An announcement on November 13, 2011 by Robin McAuley on his Facebook page revealed that he had left Survivor. A subsequent announcement on November 18, 2011 confirmed that Jimi Jamison had rejoined the band, and a tour was to take place in 2012.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'survivor' in Nouns Frequency: #2843

How to pronounce survivor?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of survivor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of survivor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of survivor in a Sentence

  1. Farooq Al-Elji:

    These people are falconers, you cannot take that away from them. Even if you take the trips away it is in their personality. Every human emotion is connected to being a falconer. It's very deep-rooted, it's a traditional trip, they like to maintain it to recapture the mood of being a survivor in the desert. That's the beauty of it, its a wonderful vacation for them.

  2. Amir Daud for prayers:

    Everybody is saying that we are the luckiest ones, my friend Faisal is also lucky because when the shooter came into the mosque, he had just gone into the toilet and all the all the time he remained in the toilet and he is a survivor.

  3. Katherine Hull:

    People aren't necessarily comfortable picking up a telephone and speaking to a live person as a first step, it's a powerful moment when a survivor says out loud for the first time 'I was raped' or 'I'm being abused,' so it's all the more important that the response is appropriate.

  4. Kellee Kim:

    Its curious that Dan has decided to publicly apologize to me -- and just me -- on the eve of the #Survivor 39 finale for a series of inappropriate incidents that occurred months ago and impacted a number of women on set, i truly hope that some of this self reflection is real and that Dan changes his behavior going forward.

  5. Frank Berton:

    He told me naturally that he has things to say and he will say them. He wants to talk, what counts and what matters for us as his lawyers is simply that he gets a fair trial, that he is sentenced for things he did and not things that he didn’t do. That’s vital because he is the sole survivor.

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