One whose descent can be traced to a particular individual or group:
The definition of a widower is man whose wife has died and who hasn’t remarried.
(Rare) A child who has lost only one parent by death
Anyone who receives property of a deceased person either by will or by law
(Informal) A woman whose spouse is often away indulging in a specified hobby, sport, etc.
Land left dry by a permanent recession of the water line.
Find another word for survivor. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for survivor, like: one still living, one spared, one left behind, posterity, survivors, descendant, one who has escaped, relict, widower, orphan and sufferer.