Examples of existent in a Sentence
I think we should improve existent parks rather than create new ones.
to some people, angels are as existent as aardvarks or astronomers
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The editorial challenged the popular idea (still existent today but more dangerous then) that an export surplus, enforced by high tariffs, is a good thing for the economy.
Trump has formed an election integrity commission aimed primarily at sniffing out whether historically non-existent voter fraud was a widespread issue in the 2016 election.
And Holland's Parker even almost succumbs to peer pressure when Ned begs him to boost their non-existent street cred by showing up, in costume, as Spider-Man to a party thrown by popular girl Liz (Laura Harrier).
The event invite doesn't say much, but does tease a phone with a stylus and barely existent side bezels like those found on the Galaxy S8.
Remember, dragging other people into non-existent drama is never a good look.
Are Rex Tillerson and his non-existent assistant secretaries really supposed to succeed just because America raises its troop level from 8,400 to 13,000?
And that’s not including the embarrassment the U.S. Olympic Committee suffered when its first candidate city, Boston, stepped aside because of tepid — or, some might say, barely existent — public support.
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Origin and Etymology of existent
First Known Use: 1535See Words from the same year
Synonymsconcrete, de facto, effective, actual, factual, genuine, real, sure-enough, true, very
Antonymsconjectural, hypothetical, ideal, inexistent, nonexistent, platonic, possible, potential, suppositional, theoretical (also theoretic)
Related Wordsattested, authenticated, confirmed, demonstrated, established, proven, substantiated, valid, validated, verified; incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, inescapable, irrefutable, undeniable, unquestionable; believable, convincing, literal, realistic, unmistakable, verifiable; authentic, bona fide, real-life, real-world; absolute, certain, final, hard, objective, palpable, positive, substantial, tangible; authoritative, certifiable, certified
Near Antonymsalleged, assumed, reputed, supposed; conceived, envisaged, envisioned, imagined, pictured, visualized; chimerical (also chimeric), fabled, fanciful, fictional, fictitious, illusory, legendary; fabricated, fake, imaginary, invented, made-up, make-believe, pretend, romantic; abstract, symbolic, unreal; virtual
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