Definitions for existing

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word existing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. existing(adj)

    presently existing

    "the existing system"

  2. existent, existing(adj)

    having existence or being or actuality

    "an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient"; "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran"

  3. existing(adj)

    existing in something specified

    "depletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream"


  1. existing(Adjective)

    that exists, or has existence, especially that exists now

Webster Dictionary

  1. Existing

    of Exist

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'existing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1074

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'existing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1355

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'existing' in Adjectives Frequency: #132

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thornton Wilder:

    A play visibly represents pure existing.

  2. Lakshmi Narasimman:

    Maturity is betterment of the existing state.

  3. Claude Debussy:

    If I am not making music, I have no reason for existing.

  4. Bryant McGill:

    The secret to discovery is to never believe existing facts.

  5. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko:

    Everyone who has an existing contract will carry on working.

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