What does exist mean?

Definitions for exist
ɪgˈzɪstex·ist

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word exist.

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"

Wiktionary

  1. exist(Verb)

    to be; have existence; have being or reality

    Etymology: 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

Freebase

  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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. exist

    To have reality or life.

    They did exist in a very simple and basic reality.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 16, 2020  

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

How to pronounce exist?

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How to say exist in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of exist in a Sentence

  1. Kedar Joshi:

    The most fundamental tragedy of my life is that the ones who I see do not exist and the one who exists I do not see.

  2. Ayn Rand:

    Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think that you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.

  3. Judge Foelak:

    I was not under the impression something like this could exist, that’s why I have fought so hard to stop it.

  4. Banksy:

    If you feel dirty, insignificant and unloved, then rats are a good role model. They exist without permission, they have no respect for the hierarchy of society, and they have sex fifty times a day.

  5. John Adams:

    Public virtue cannot exist in a nation without private, and public virtue is the only foundation of republics. There must be a positive passion for the public good, the public interest, honor, power and glory, established in the minds of the people, or there can be no republican government, nor any real liberty: and this public passion must be superior to all private passions

Images & Illustrations of exist

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