coexist

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verb co·ex·ist \ˌkō-ig-ˈzist\

Definition of coexist

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to exist together or at the same time

  3. 2 :  to live in peace with each other especially as a matter of policy

coexistence

play \-ˈzis-tən(t)s\ noun

coexistent

play \-tənt\ adjective

Examples of coexist in a sentence

  1. The species coexist in the same environment.

  2. Can the two countries peacefully coexist?

1667

First Known Use of coexist

1667


COEXIST Defined for English Language Learners

coexist

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verb co·ex·ist \ˌkō-ig-ˈzist\

Definition of coexist for English Language Learners

  • : to exist together or at the same time

  • : to live in peace with each other



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