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adjective ex·is·tent \-tənt\

Simple Definition of existent

  • : having existence : present or real : existing now

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of existent

  1. 1 :  having being :  existing

  2. 2 :  existing now :  present <existent methods of flood control>

existent

noun

Examples of existent in a sentence

  1. I think we should improve existent parks rather than create new ones.

  2. <to some people, angels are as existent as aardvarks or astronomers>



Origin and Etymology of existent

Latin exsistent-, exsistens, present participle of exsistere


First Known Use: 1561



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