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sur·vi·vor

survivor

 
 
pronunciation:
sr vaI vr
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone or something that survives.
The explosion in the mine left only three survivors.
 
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The word survivor contains the following parts:
super-, supra-, sur-2 Latin prefix that means above, over
synonyms:
hyper-
antonyms:
sub-, hyp-, hypo-
 
viv, vivi, vit Latin root that means life, living, live
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean