Definition of exist
- did unicorns exist
- the largest galaxy known to exist
- strange ideas existed in his mind
- racism still exists in society
- we cannot exist without oxygen
- the hungry existing from day to day
She believes that ghosts really do exist.
It's the largest galaxy known to exist.
Does life exist on Mars?
The Internet didn't exist then.
We shouldn't ignore the problems that exist in our own community.
Racism still exists in our society.
The organization may soon cease to exist if more funding isn't provided.
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: to have actual being : to be real
: to continue to be or to live
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