Definitions for EXISTɪgˈzɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exist, be(verb)

    have an existence, be extant

    "Is there a God?"

  2. exist, survive, live, subsist(verb)

    support oneself

    "he could barely exist on such a low wage"; "Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?"; "Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day"


  1. exist(Verb)

    to be; have existence; have being or reality

  2. Origin: From existo, from ex + sistere, caus. of stare; see stand. Compare assist, consist, desist, insist, persist, resist.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exist(verb)

    to be as a fact and not as a mode; to have an actual or real being, whether material or spiritual

  2. Exist(verb)

    to be manifest in any manner; to continue to be; as, great evils existed in his reign

  3. Exist(verb)

    to live; to have life or the functions of vitality; as, men can not exist water, nor fishes on land


  1. eXist

    eXist is an open source database management system entirely built on XML technology, also called a native XML database. Unlike most relational database management systems, eXist uses XQuery, which is a W3C Recommendation, to manipulate its data. eXist is released under version 2.1 of the GNU LGPL.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exist

    egz-ist′, v.i. to have an actual being: to live: to continue to be.—n. Exist′ence, state of existing or being: continued being: life: anything that exists: a being.—adjs. Exist′ent, having being: at present existing; Existen′tial. [L. existĕre, exsistĕreex, out, sistĕre, to make to stand.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'EXIST' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1902

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'EXIST' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2604

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'EXIST' in Verbs Frequency: #199

Anagrams for EXIST »

  1. exits

  2. sixte


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of EXIST in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of EXIST in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. August Strindberg:

    I dream, therefore I exist.

  2. Farmann Abbass:

    Of course laws and rules exist.

  3. Kurdo Amin Agha:

    Imagine if America didn't exist.

  4. Walt Whitman:

    I exist as I am, that is enough.

  5. Thomas Merton:

    We do not exist for ourselves...

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