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Definitions of exist

  1.   To be; to have an essence or real being; to live; to endure.
  2.   support oneself; " 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"
  3.   To have actual being; to live.
  4.   To live; to have life or the functions of vitality; as, men can not exist water, nor fishes on land.
  5.   To be; to have an actual being; to live; to continue to be.
  6.   have an existence, be extant; " Is there a God?"
  7.   To be, or continue to be; live.
  8.   To be; live.
  9.   To be manifest in any manner; to continue to be; as, great evils existed in his reign.
  10.   To have an actual being: to live: to continue to be.
  11.   To be as a fact and not as a mode; to have an actual or real being, whether material or spiritual.

Quotes of exist

  1. I have often thought that if a rational Fascist dictatorship were to exist then it would choose the American system. – Noam Chomsky
  2. When you cease to exist then who will you blame? – Bob Dylan
  3. Here you do have forests, where pigs could be raised by letting them root about in the forests for a good part of the year. Therefore, you have a different attitude toward them compared with what continues to exist in the Middle East. – Marvin Harris
  4. Racism is essentially natural, it's old fashioned it's an evolutionary phase that we're going through. Ultimately it wont exist – Michael Hutchence
  5. Back then I didn't think a woman like that, or a relationship like that, could exist with complete freedom and no jealousy or possessiveness. I thought it sounded too good to be true and I was certainly convinced it wasn't the life for me! – Sylvia Kristel
  6. I probably worked every single entertainment medium, including some that don't exist I worked the circus, carnival, I had my own medicine show, I worked 18 years of radio. – Al Lewis
  7. Through all of history mankind has ingested psychedelic substances. Those substances exist to put you in touch with spirits beyond yourself, with the creator, with the creative impulse of the planet. – Ray Manzarek
  8. When I have sex with someone I forget who I am. For a minute I even forget I'm human. It's the same thing when I'm behind a camera. I forget I exist – Robert Mapplethorpe
  9. Problems only exist in the human mind. – Anthony de Mello
  10. There does not exist a category of science to which one can give the name applied science. There are science and the applications of science, bound together as the fruit of the tree which bears it. – Louis Pasteur
  11. A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly. The histories of all popular governments show absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties. – Franklin Pierce
  12. True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made. – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  13. I think there is choice possible to us at any moment, as long as we live. But there is no sacrifice. There is a choice, and the rest falls away. Second choice does not exist Beware of those who talk about sacrifice. – Muriel Rukeyser
  14. Whatever is referred to must exist Let us call this the axiom of existence. – John Searle
  15. Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a particular manner by the necessity of the divine nature. – Baruch Spinoza

Usage examples for exist

  1. You've continued to exist but how? ” – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  2. That some are blind is no proof that color does not exist – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  3. “ I don't know you exist except as a form of pleasure of which I do not ask the reason, was the answer that my Gouverneur Faulkner made to me. ” – The Daredevil by Maria Thompson Daviess
  4. We could not exist without Mother Earth, without Sun, and without the Winds. ” – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  5. “ I cannot exist without your presence." ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  6. They only exist so far as they don't get in the way of being in the style. ” – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  7. As they now exist they are well paid. ” – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  8. It would open people's eyes, I fancy, if they knew how little I exist on as it is. ” – The Unbearable Bassington by Saki
  9. “ I suppose the hotel has changed hands; or perhaps it has ceased to exist – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  10. An unusual name yet more than one Jarniman might well exist – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  11. It has to exist in the housekeeper herself, in the peculiar, individual bent of her nature. ” – Guide to Hotel Housekeeping by Mary E. Palmer
  12. She was always fond of some one, and could not exist without loving. ” – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  13. “ I suppose I do not exist – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  14. She was like the girls you imagined might exist sometimes, and wondered if you'd like them, after all, if they did. ” – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer
  15. “ For then, and not till then, the soul will be parted from the body and exist in herself alone. ” – Phaedo The Last Hours Of Socrates by Plato
  16. Certainly, the qualities which he discovered in them no longer exist – Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present Day; Volume 1 by William Walton
  17. Does it now only exist in my memory? ” – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  18. Such things have no right to exist – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  19. “ I had not seen her or heard of her for twenty years; I had not been thinking about her; there was nothing to suggest her to me, nothing to bring her to my mind; in fact, to me she had long ago ceased to exist and had disappeared from my consciousness. ” – How Tell a Story and Others by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009

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