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1. exist

verb. ['ɪgˈzɪst'] have an existence, be extant.

Synonyms

  • menace
  • jeopardize
  • consist
  • kick about
  • prevail
  • threaten
  • endanger
  • hold
  • come
  • dwell
  • jeopardise
  • coexist
  • kick around
  • lie
  • knock about
  • lie in
  • obtain
  • peril
  • imperil
  • distribute
  • flow
  • preexist
  • inhabit
  • indwell

Antonyms

  • converge
  • be well
  • agree
  • change

Etymology

  • existo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Exist

  • reminisced
  • subsist
  • dismissed
  • consist
  • baptiste
  • resist
  • persist
  • insist
  • enlist
  • desist
  • delist
  • twist
  • tryst
  • quist
  • krist
  • grist
  • ghrist
  • frist
  • crist
  • chryst
  • assist
  • wrist
  • wist
  • vist
  • schist
  • rist
  • pissed
  • nist
  • mist
  • missed

How do you pronounce exist?

Pronounce exist as ɪgˈzɪst.

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How to spell exist? Is it existe? Or exsist? Common misspellings are:

  • existe
  • exsist

Example sentences of the word exist


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fortunately, many types of funding exist, from small-business grants to loan options to crowdfunding.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The same kind of errors and frauds exist, but they work in the opposite direction.

3. Verb, base form
Joint pain similar to arthritis may exist during play and linger after you've finished golfing.

Quotes containing the word exist


1. To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
- Oscar Wilde

2. Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.
- Neil Gaiman, Coraline

3. Science fiction is any idea that occurs in the head and doesn't exist yet, but soon will, and will change everything for everybody, and nothing will ever be the same again. As soon as you have an idea that changes some small part of the world you are writing science fiction. It is always the art of the possible, never the impossible.
- Ray Bradbury

2. exist

verb. ['ɪgˈzɪst'] support oneself.

Synonyms

  • endure
  • survive
  • subsist
  • live
  • live on
  • hold out
  • go
  • last
  • drift
  • freewheel
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree
  • lose
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • existo (Latin)
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