[ US /ɪɡˈzɪst/ ]
[ UK /ɛɡzˈɪst/ ]
VERB
  1. 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
  2. have an existence, be extant
    Is there a God?
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How To Use exist In A Sentence

  • This does not exclude the existence of pockets of the urban population with unrealized homosexual desires.
  • And its world was a narrow swamp, a grey, nubiferous environment, where it lived its contented, active, idyllic, almost mindless existence. The Voyage of the Space Beagle
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  • This platform of existence, many millions of years old, continues today with the gorillas and chimpanzees. Times, Sunday Times
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  • The study predicted that, by 2022, the country would still require $7.2 billion in foreign aid a year—and that assumes an upsurge of so-far inexistent mining-industry revenue and no dramatic deterioration of security. Afghanistan Seeks Enduring Support
  • Rules exist to be violated, so that the ‘bastard’ may be more violently characterized and the audience engaged in revengeful fury.
  • I'd live the transient and ephemeral existence of a backpacker for a week, an existence of freedom and simple pleasures.
  • This is due to the then nonexistent mobilization of what is called today the "civil society."
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