- the state of being a survivor.
- Law. a right of a person to property on the death of another having a joint interest: in the case of more than two joint tenants, the property passes to successive survivors.
Origin of survivorship
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He also has a web site devoted to survivorship, www.TheSurvivorsClub.org.The Great Plane Crash Myth
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If they cannot prove a survivorship, the judgment is that the deaths were simultaneous.
Survivorship is the term applied to the relation to the partnership of the remaining partners, after a dissolution.
It is more prone to infer simultaneous death, unless proof of survivorship be actually brought forward.
It accounts certainly for the triumph and survivorship of the better, but not for there being a better to survive.
The declining health of his partner had made him speculate on the chances of survivorship.