Definition of survivor:
high-flier, relict, posterity, superwoman, orphan, escape, one spared, top dog, success story, claw your way out of something/to something/back etc., make a getaway, one left behind, weather/ride the storm, disentangle, boy wonder, widower, hotshot, subsister, cut and run, leader, heir, derelict, extricate, ride out, widow, run away, one still living, descendant, performer.
The unhappy survivor stood for some seconds gazing upon the inanimate form before him; and as the features, after being convulsed for a little, settled into the iron stiffness of everlasting sleep, he uttered a deep sigh, and unconsciously moved away from the spot.- "An Old Sailor's Yarns", Nathaniel Ames.
- "The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
And so with the remembrance of his example as an inspiration the work was finished by me, the survivor, but to Hubbard and to his memory belong the credit and the honour, for it was only through my training with him and this inspiration received from him that I was able to carry to successful completion what he had so well planned.- "The Lure of the Labrador Wild", Dillon Wallace.