What does extant mean?

Definitions for extantˈɛk stənt, ɪkˈstænt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extant(adj)

    still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost

    "extant manuscripts"; "specimens of graphic art found among extant barbaric folk"- Edward Clodd


  1. extant(Adjective)

    Still in existence.

  2. extant(Adjective)

    Currently existing; not having disappeared.

  3. extant(Adjective)

    Still alive; not extinct.

  4. Origin: First attested in 1545, from extantem, from exto, from ex- + sto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Extant(adj)

    standing out or above any surface; protruded

  2. Extant(adj)

    still existing; not destroyed or lost; outstanding

  3. Extant(adj)

    publicly known; conspicuous

  4. Origin: [L. extans, -antis, or exstans, -antis, p. pr. of extare, exstare, to stand out or forth; ex out + stare to stand: cf. F. extant. See Stand.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Extant

    eks′tant, adj. standing out, or above the rest: still standing or existing. [L. extans, antisex, out, stāre, to stand.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of extant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of extant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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