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existed, past participle; exists, 3rd person singular present; existing, present participle; existed, past tense;
  1. Have objective reality or being
    • - remains of these baths still exist on the south side of the Pantheon
    • - there existed no organization to cope with espionage
  2. Be found, esp. in a particular place or situation
    • - two conflicting stereotypes of housework exist in popular thinking today
  3. Live, esp. under adverse conditions
    • - how am I going to exist without you?
    • - only a minority of people exist on unemployment benefits alone

  1. have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?"
  2. support oneself; "he could barely exist on such a low wage"; "Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?"; "Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day"
  3. (existence) being: the state or fact of existing; "a point of view gradually coming into being"; "laws in existence for centuries"
  4. (existence) universe: everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"
  5. presently existing; "the existing system"
  6. eXist is an open source database management system entirely built on XML technology, also called a native XML database. Unlike most relational database management systems, eXist uses XQuery, which is a , to manipulate its data.
  7. Tony Rich (born Antonio Jeffries; November 19, 1971 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.) is a contemporary R&B singer-songwriter.
  8. (Existence (album)) Existence is the second album by the German progressive metal band, Dark Suns. For this release, the band dropped the harsh vocals that were used for the band's previous album, Swanlike.
  9. (Existence (band)) Exitstance (or Exit-Stance) were a British anarcho-punk band on Mortarhate Records. They toured Europe with Crass and Conflict. Their only LP release was titled While Backs are Turned,and the E.P:Crime Against Humanity on(fight back).
  10. (Existence (The X-Files)) "Existence (Part 2)" is the 181st episode and the eighth season finale of the science fiction television series The X-Files. The episode first aired in the United States on May 20, 2001 on Fox, and subsequently aired in the United Kingdom. ...
  11. (Exists) In common usage, existence is the world we are aware of through our senses, and that persists independently without them. ...
  12. to be; have existence; have being or reality
  13. (existing) that exists, or has existence, especially that exists now
  14. Assertions about existence deal with whether assets or liabilities exist at a given date. For example, management asserts that finished goods inventories in the balance sheet are available for sale.
  15. (EXISTENCE) The assertion that a thing is, not what it is as a concept of essence. For existentialists, existence is mere consciousness and precedes essence. It is like a man who finds himself existing and then by a deliberate choice and act becomes essence. ...
  16. "Existence" is an attitude, not a point of view; it is, in fact, the attitude of negation. We have the ability to withdraw from our condition (to "ex-ist") because we can take a negative attitude towards it. ...
  17. (Existence) According to Objectivism, the concept 'existence' is an axiomatic concept. Thus, the concept 'existence' cannot be defined by prior concepts; there are no concepts denoting "something prior" to existence, for all concepts presuppose the fact of existence. ...
  18. (Existence) Having real being within itself. The cause of its own being, depending upon nothing but itself. Different from subsistence.
  19. (Existence) The minimum number of occurrences of an entity which take part in a relationship. See also Cardinal.
  20. (Existence) There is no universally accepted theory of what the word existence means. The dominant (though by no means universal) view in twentieth-century and contemporary Anglo-American philosophy is that existence is what is asserted by statements of first-order logic of the form “for some x ...
  21. (Existence) This is another word for God, consciousness, the universe, all that is, etc. Everything exists, paradoxically, as One. In order for something to exist, it must stand apart from something else. By analogy, if the whole world was blue, we would not know about the color blue. ...
  22. (Existence) To continue to be in being; to remain.
  23. (Existence) Verifies that documentation is available at the enterprise-level to demonstrate that an item exists. The Acquisition and/or Logistics communities assert that the military equipment reported by DoD does exist and has proof to support that assertion.
  24. (Existence) addresses the question of who is hostile to the assets of concern?
  25. (Existence) equivalent to being.