verb (used without object)
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Origin of exist
OTHER WORDS FROM existex·ist·er, nounnon·ex·ist·ing, adjectiveun·ex·ist·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for exist
Moreover, existing bans on conversion therapy in Florida — which exist in around two dozen municipalities, including Miami, Tampa and Wilton Manors — are unconstitutional.Court strikes down bans on conversion therapy as violations of free speech|Chris Johnson|November 20, 2020|Washington Blade
Martin didn’t have folx bowled over in laughter until 1992, while the programs that did exist — namely Family Matters, which first ran on ABC in 1989 — was still mired in the standard sitcom tropes.7 Things We Learned From the ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Reunion|cmurray|November 20, 2020|Essence.com
Miard and other scientists have begun to upend what little knowledge exists about these mammals, revealing how colugos communicate and how they glide more than the length of a football field.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
They exist not so much so the young men who play in them and the older men who coach them can learn about teamwork and camaraderie and overcoming adversity.College football has been battered by covid. What’s most startling is our acceptance.|Barry Svrluga|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Indeed, as this story published, sources tell Fortune that the company has engaged in conversations that value it around $3 billion and would provide liquidity to existing shareholders.Meet the unicorn founder that braved war zones and missed meetings to make his mark on the startup world|Lucinda Shen|November 20, 2020|Fortune
Another rumor that has existed since before The Empire Strikes Back was released.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Make no mistake: The technology exists—has existed for a long while—to stop this from happening.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By 2014, that advantage still existed but was statistically meaningless: 47 percent Republican, 44 percent Democratic.
What was not so well known was that there also existed an archive of color images from the war, the result of then new technology.
Every geek in the Free Culture movement had the idea for Kickstarter years before Kickstarter actually existed.Death of the Author by Viral Infection: In Defense of Taylor Swift, Digital Doomsayer|Arthur Chu|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Science teaches that man existed during the glacial epoch, which was at least fifty thousand years before the Christian era.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
But it was not only among the peasantry that this belief in the extreme antiquity of tobacco pipes existed.
Those were the days when between the Scottish railway companies the keenest rivalry and the bitterest competition existed.
The object of these rules is to prevent collisions and other accidents, which would be likely to occur if no regulations existed.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Indeed, according to an official report at the time, worse than mismanagement existed.
British Dictionary definitions for exist
- to be actual rather than merely possible
- to be a member of the domain of some theory, an element of some possible world, etc
- to have contingent being while free, responsible, and aware of one's situation