Definitions for existing
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word existing.
"the existing system"
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"
existing in something specified
"depletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream"
that exists, or has existence, especially that exists now
Existing refers to something that presently exists or is currently in existence. It implies that something is real, tangible, or observable in the present moment. Existing can also refer to the state of being alive or having a physical presence.
Verb form of the word exist.
The house was existing in a beautiful field.
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Rank popularity for the word 'existing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1074
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Rank popularity for the word 'existing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1355
Rank popularity for the word 'existing' in Adjectives Frequency: #132
The numerical value of existing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of existing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
This has nothing to do with our existing central heating installation which stayed intact, this server heater is an entirely individual heating device, of course, if it gives good enough warmth, you can use less of your existing central heating and there is the chance for home owner to pay less bills.
All censorships exist to prevent any one from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently the first condition of progress is the removal of censorships.
There is a natural decline of five percent a year from existing fields around the world. That means by 2030 more than half of the existing global oil production will disappear. There is an enormous amount of money that needs to be invested to get another 50 million barrels per day of new production.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.
Over the next two weeks, I'll be pursuing a major executive order requiring health insurance companies to cover all pre-existing conditions for all customers. That's a big thing. I've always been very strongly in favor -- we have to cover pre-existing conditions, so we will be pursuing a major executive order, requiring health insurance companies to cover all pre-existing conditions for all of its customers.
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- existentCatalan, Valencian
- existierend, bestehendGerman
- موجود استPersian
- olemassa olevaFinnish
- hiện tạiVietnamese
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