Definition of "survivor"
  1. An individual who outlives another, often used in the context of distributing assets in wills and trust documents
How to use "survivor" in a sentence
  1. In his will, he left his estate to his daughter or the survivor in the event of her demise.
  2. The will stated that the property would go to his surviving son or the survivor if he, too, should pass away.
  3. The trust document states that the estate gets divided between the three sisters or to the survivor should two pass away.

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