Definition of existence
1a obsolete : reality as opposed to appearanceb : reality as presented in experiencec (1) : the totality of existent things (2) : a particular being all the fair existences of heaven — John Keatsd : sentient or living being : life
2a : the state or fact of having being especially independently of human consciousness and as contrasted with nonexistence the existence of other worldsb : the manner of being that is common to every mode of beingc : being with respect to a limiting condition or under a particular aspect
3 : actual or present occurrence existence of a state of war
Examples of existence in a Sentence
She began to doubt the existence of God.
the existence of UFO's is something that people continue to argue about
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The existence of the file has circulated among political figures and reporters in Washington since at least October, when then-Sen.
Furthermore, not all credit unions issue credit cards — as of 2012, approximately half of the credit unions in existence issued cards.
A person answering the phone in the State Department transition office directed inquiries to the public affairs office, which declined to confirm the existence of the memo or to discuss specific information being sought by Trump’s team.
In Nocturnal Animals, the lead character, Susan—played by Adams—is a wealthy, powerful art dealer living a gilded-cage existence in Los Angeles.
Spanning from the early 20th century to the present day, the exhibition displays abstract, avant-garde works and contemporary objects that endeavor to categorize existence.
Growth is the single, uncontested, core command of the economy, and when accelerated through supercomputers, threatens human existence.
No less than President Obama touched on this — the bane of every true fan's existence — during his interview with Bill O'Reilly on the Fox Super Bowl pre-game show.
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