Origin of existent
Examples from the Web for existent
The contemplation of the wonders of Eternity does not conceal the advantages of actual and existent Time.When the World Shook|H. Rider Haggard
Every existent thing, that is, every individual object, is a compound of matter and form.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace
But he does fall into the second, when he identifies the Lawful with the Real or Existent.
To reflect on any thing simply, and to reflect on it as existent, are nothing different from each other.A Treatise of Human Nature|David Hume
Spiritual creation is not a mere copy, an employment of an existent time-character.Life's Basis and Life's Ideal|Rudolf Eucken
British Dictionary definitions for existent
Word Origin and History for existent
1560s, a back-formation from existence, or else from Latin existentem/exsistentem (nominative existens/exsistens), present participle of existere/exsistere (see existence).