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As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace.
Rene Cassin

Meaning of "survivor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SURVIVOR

survivor  [səˈvaɪvə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SURVIVOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Survivor is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SURVIVOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of survivor in the English dictionary

The definition of survivor in the dictionary is a person or thing that survives. Other definition of survivor is 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.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SURVIVOR


arriver
əˈraɪvə
conjunctiva
ˌkɒndʒʌŋkˈtaɪvə
conniver
kəˈnaɪvə
diver
ˈdaɪvə
driver
ˈdraɪvə
fiver
ˈfaɪvə
Godiva
ɡəˈdaɪvə
hiver
ˈhaɪvə
owner-driver
ˈəʊnəˈdraɪvə
reviver
rɪˈvaɪvə
revivor
rɪˈvaɪvə
Saiva
ˈsaɪvə
saliva
səˈlaɪvə
screwdriver
ˈskruːˌdraɪvə
shriver
ˈʃraɪvə
skiver
ˈskaɪvə
skydiver
ˈskaɪdaɪvə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SURVIVOR

surveyor´s chain
surveyor´s level
surveyor´s measure
surveyorship
surview
survivability
survivable
survival
survival bag
survival course
survival instinct
survival kit
survival mechanism
survival of the fittest
survivalism
survivalist
survivance
survive
surviving
survivorship

WORDS THAT END LIKE SURVIVOR

actor
administrator
advisor
and/or
anterior
author
be all for
be in the market for
bevor
calculator
color
flavor
for
gillyvor
interior
overfavor
perfervor
salvor
savor
Trevor

Synonyms and antonyms of survivor in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «survivor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SURVIVOR

Find out the translation of survivor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of survivor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «survivor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

幸存者
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

superviviente
570 millions of speakers

English

survivor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उत्तरजीवी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نَاجٍ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

выживший
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sobrevivente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জীবিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

survivant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terselamat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Überlebender
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

生存者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

생존자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nylametake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người sống sót
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உயிர் பிழைத்தவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वाचलेली व्यक्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hayatta kalan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sopravvissuto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ocalony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

людина, що вижила
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

supraviețuitor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιζών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oorlewende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

överlevande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

overlevende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of survivor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SURVIVOR»

The term «survivor» is very widely used and occupies the 9.605 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SURVIVOR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «survivor» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «survivor» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about survivor

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10 QUOTES WITH «SURVIVOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word survivor.
1
Uzo Aduba
I am the daughter of Nigerian immigrants. My mother is a survivor of both polio and of the Igbo genocide during her country's civil war in the late 1960s.
2
John Barrasso
For people who don't know me, I practiced medicine in Casper, Wyoming for 25 years as an orthopedic surgeon, taking care of families in Wyoming. I've been chief of staff of the largest hospital in our state. My wife is a breast cancer survivor.
3
Kathy Bates
I haven't talked much about being an ovarian cancer survivor because I don't really want to define myself that way.
4
Nina Bawden
I am not a victim. I am an angry survivor.
5
Creed Bratton
I'm a survivalist and a survivor.
6
Craig Brown
It is hard being a football loather, a football unfan. I sometimes feel as lonely as the sole survivor in the last reel of a Zombie film, as, one by one, old friends reveal themselves, with their glassy stares and outstretched arms, to have succumbed to the lure.
7
Claire Cameron
The feat of surviving is directly related to the capacity of the survivor.
8
Rene Cassin
As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace.
9
Michael N. Castle
Lance Armstrong, the famous cyclist and more importantly, cancer survivor, has said 'if you ever get a second chance for something, you've got to go all the way.'
10
Godfried Danneels
The word survivor suggests someone who has emerged alive from a plane crash or a natural disaster. But the word can also refer to the loved ones of murder victims, and this was the sense in which it was used at a four-day conference in early June at Boston College.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SURVIVOR»

Discover the use of survivor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to survivor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Survivor
Tender Branson, the last surviving member of the Creedish death cult, has commandeered a Boeing 747, emptied of passengers, in order to tell his story to the plane's black box before it crashes.
Chuck Palahniuk, 2011
2
Lone Survivor
Less than twenty-four hours later, only one of those Navy SEALs was alive. This is the story of team leader Marcus Luttrell, the sole survivor of Operation Redwing.
Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson, 2010
3
Survivor: the ultimate game
Provides a behind-the-scenes look at all thirteen episodes, information about the contestants and the host, and an interview with the last remaining survivor in which he reveals his winning strategies.
Mark Burnett, Martin Dugard, 2000
4
Soul Survivor: The Reincarnation of a World War II Fighter Pilot
This is the story of James Leininger, who-- a little more than two weeks after his second birthday-- began having blood-curdling nightmares that just would not stop.
Andrea Leininger, Bruce Leininger, 2009
5
Survivor
When thirteen-year-old Eric Kirby decides to go parasailing in order to get a closer look at the Jurassic Park dinosaur preserve, he suddenly finds himself stranded on the island, with no help in site, and surrounded by dinosaurs.
Scott Ciencin, Peter Buchman, Michael Crichton, 2001
6
Titanic Survivor: The Newly Discovered Memoirs of Violet ...
Describes the author's experiences during two disasters at sea.
Violet Jessop, John Maxtone Graham, 2004
7
Survivor
It is supposed to be a romantic weekend getaway.
J. F. Gonzalez, 2011
8
Survivor: Taking Control of Your Fight Against Cancer
Survivor is the remarkable account of her battle against this devastating, potentially fatal cancer -- and her successful struggle to take control of her own case.
Laura Landro, 1999
9
Sole Survivor
But one year later, haunted by the loss of his family and desperate to find purpose in life, he discovers that the official story of Flight 353 is a treacherous lie. They say it was an accident. It was not.
Dean Koontz, 2012
10
Survivor
The biggest challenge to Grace’s self-imposed celibacy?
Mary Eason, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SURVIVOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term survivor is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Washington plane crash survivor desperately tried to save …
Bellingham, Washington (CNN) A 16-year-old girl agonizingly tried to save her step-grandparents after a fiery small plane crash into a Washington mountain last ... «CNN, Jul 15»
2
Cancer Survivor Harriette Thompson, 92, of NC, Is Oldest Woman …
A 92-year old woman who is a two-time cancer survivor is the oldest woman to ever finish a marathon. Harriette Thompson of Charlotte, North Carolina, finished ... «ABC News, Jun 15»
3
Survivor: Cambodia—Second Chance cast (and logo) revealed
At the end of tonight's Survivor: Worlds Apart Reunion Jeff Probst announced the title and cast for next season, titled Survivor: Cambodia—Second Chance. «Entertainment Weekly, May 15»
4
Former "Survivor" Producer Sentenced to 12 Years in Connection …
The former "Survivor" producer accused of murdering his wife while on a 2010 family vacation in Mexico has been convicted on charges connected with the case ... «NBC Southern California, Mar 15»
5
Survivor: Worlds Apart season premiere starts off strong
Jeff Probst had told us he felt strongly about the cast of Survivor's thirtieth season, and that cast elicited some strong reactions tonight in the premiere episode. «Entertainment Weekly, Feb 15»
6
7-Year-Old Sailor Gutzler Lone Survivor Of Small Plane Crash: A …
As the survivor of a horrific plane crash, Sailor will without a doubt experience emotional trauma, but as the lone survivor, she's likely to experience additional ... «Medical Daily, Jan 15»
7
'Survivor' host Jeff Probst names the two favorites to win heading …
The three-hour Survivor: San Juan del Sur finale/reunion extravaganza kicks off tonight at 8pm on CBS. Who are the contestants with the clearest path to victory? «Entertainment Weekly, Dec 14»
8
Survivor recap: Resetting the game
It is perhaps the saddest thing I've ever heard uttered on Survivor. Yes, even sadder than Jon talking about his father with terminal cancer. Yes, even sadder ... «Entertainment Weekly, Oct 14»
9
Ebola survivor donates blood to infected American
Dr. Rick Sacra and Dr. Kent Brantly were both infected with Ebola while working in Liberia with the aid organization Serving in Mission. Both were evacuated ... «CNN, Sep 14»
10
Texas Massacre Survivor's Courage Saved Grandparents' Lives
The grandparents of the lone teenage survivor of a Houston massacre are "in awe" of her courage that allowed her to call the police despite being wounded in ... «ABC News, Jul 14»

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