HyperDic: exist

English > 2 senses of the word exist:
VERBstativeexist, behave an existence, be extant
stativeexist, survive, live, subsistsupport oneself
exist > pronunciation
Soundsihgzih'st
Rhymesabortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > exist: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningHave an existence, be extant.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymbe
Entailed byliveLead a certain kind of life
Narrowercoexist, cohabitExist together
comeBe found or available
distributeBe distributed or spread, as in statistical analyses
dwell, consist, lie, lie inoriginate (in)
dwell, inhabitExist or be situated within
endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, perilpose a threat to
flowBe abundantly present
indwellTo exist as an inner activating spirit, force, or principle
kick around, knock about, kick aboutBe around
preexistExist beforehand or prior to a certain point in time
prevail, hold, obtainBe valid, applicable, or true
Spanishexistir, haber, ser
Catalanexistir, haver
Adjectivesexistenthaving existence or being or actuality
existentbeing or occurring in fact or actuality
existentpresently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
Nounsexistencethe state or fact of existing
English > exist: 2 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningsupport oneself.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s on something; Somebody ----s PP
Example"he could barely exist on such a low wage"
Synonymssurvive, live, subsist
NarrowerbreatheBe alive
freewheel, driftLive unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely
Similar tosurvive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold outContinue to live through hardship or adversity
Spanishexistir, morar, persistir, sobrevivir, subsistir, vivir
Catalanexistir, persistir, sobreviure, subsistir, viure

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