What does exist mean?

Definitions for exist
ɪgˈzɪstex·ist

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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"

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

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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. Susan Scott:

    We have always thought that there should be binary systems of a black hole and a neutron star circling each other out in space, so if this event is confirmed, it would be the first evidence that such systems do actually exist, and that some of them are spiraling closer and closer and eventually smashing together.

  2. Jon Jenkins:

    It’s simply awe-inspiring to consider that this planet has spent 6 billion years in the habitable zone of its star, that’s considerable time and opportunity for life to arise somewhere on its surface or in its oceans should all the necessary ingredients and conditions for life exist on this planet.

  3. The CAIC:

    Dangerous conditions exist in the backcountry. Avoid steep northerly and east-facing slopes, especially those that are receiving wind-drifted snow, this includes traveling underneath of these slopes and on adjacent connected terrain.

  4. RJ Intindola:

    The only reason that evil exist is to challenge the good among us to defeated it.

  5. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Certain characteristics must exist for a democracy to survive. First, laws must be constructed in fairness and equality; and second, obedience of law by the citizens, and those who judge and enforce them; without strict adherence to these principles, democracies fail.

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