Synonyms and Antonyms of extant

  1. 1 having being at the present time a celebrated author who is generally regarded as America's greatest novelist extant Synonyms alive, around, existent, existing, living Related Words active, busy, flourishing, functioning, operating, working Near Antonyms defunct, destroyed, exterminated, kaput (also kaputt); departed, gone, lost; nonexistent; idle, inactive, inert Antonyms dead, extinct, nonextant

  2. 2 existing or in progress right now when people envisage the future, they often base their predictions on the assumption that extant trends will continue indefinitely Synonyms current, present, immediate, instant, ongoing, present-dayRelated Words contemporary, mod, modern, modernistic, new, newfangled, new-fashioned, recent, red-hot, space-age, supermodern, ultramodern, up-to-date; being, breathing, existent, existing, livingNear Antonyms coming, future, unborn; completed, concluded, done, ended, finished, over, terminated, through, up; ancient, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, dated, fusty, musty, noncontemporary, obsolete, old, oldfangled, old-fashioned, old-time, out-of-date, outworn, passé; ago, bygone, erstwhile, former, past

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