Survivor meaning

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A person regarded as resilient or courageous enough to be able to overcome hardship, misfortune, etc.
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A person or thing that survives; specif., a person who has survived an ordeal or great misfortune.
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The definition of a survivor is a person who copes with a bad situation or affliction and who gets through, or a person who manages to live through a situation that often causes death.

A person who copes well with a family tragedy and remains strong is an example of a survivor.

A person who lives through a plane crash is an example of a survivor.

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One who survives; one who endures through disaster or hardship.
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One who knew a specific decedent.

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

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