(sər vī′vər s̸hip′)
- the state of being a survivor
- Law the right of a surviving owner or owners of property held as under joint tenancy to undivided ownership upon the death of either or any of them
See survivorship in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Law The right of a person who survives a partner or joint owner to the entire ownership of something that was previously owned jointly.
- The condition of being a survivor.
Learn more about survivorship