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Definition 1: have an existence, be extant - [verb of stative]

Samples where exist or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Is there a God?

Synonyms for exist in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of exist ) be found or available

"These shoes come in three colors; The furniture comes unassembled"

(... is a kind of exist ) be distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses

"Values distribute"

(... is a kind of exist ) be abundantly present

"The champagne flowed at the wedding"

(... is a kind of exist ) pose a threat to; present a danger to

"The pollution is endangering the crops"

(... is a kind of exist ) originate (in)

"The problems dwell in the social injustices in this country"

(... is a kind of exist ) be valid, applicable, or true

"This theory still holds"

(... is a kind of exist ) to exist as an inner activating spirit, force, or principle

(... is a kind of exist ) exist together

(... is a kind of exist ) be around; be alive or active

"Does the old man still kick around?"

(... is a kind of exist ) exist beforehand or prior to a certain point in time

"Did this condition pre-exist?"

(... is a kind of exist ) exist or be situated within

"Strange notions inhabited her mind"

Definition 2: support oneself - [verb of stative]

Samples where exist or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for exist in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of exist ) be alive

"Every creature that breathes"

(... is a kind of exist ) live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely

"My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school"

(exist has a similar meaning as ...) continue to live and avoid dying

"We went without water and food for 3 days" "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America" "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents" "how long can a person last without food and water?" "One crash victim died, the other lived"

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