- in existence; still existing; not destroyed or lost: There are only three extant copies of the document.
- Archaic. standing out; protruding.
Origin of extant
Related Words for non-extantretired, departed, moved, spent, ended, done, withdrawn, quit, removed, lacking, split, vanished, missing, finished, dissipated, absent, displaced, lost, transferred, deceased
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Historical Examples of non-extant
She appears to have been of Picardy, and other extant and non-extant works are attributed to her.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1
Incerta pro nullis habetur—What is uncertain 50 is to be treated as non-extant.
Is the Past annihilated, then, or only past; is the Future non-extant, or only future?
After 1610 comparatively few plays of importance are non-extant, and few of the extant plays are anonymous.Tragedy
Ashley H. Thorndike
The Decrees of that Sixty are not so much as rescinded; they are declared null and non-extant.The French Revolution
- still in existence; surviving
- archaic standing out; protruding