exist [-s, -ing] v

Fr < L. 'stand out, be perceptible'.

  1. Be; have essence; be actual; have a real presence without visual evidence.
  2. Be possible; have presence as a concept.
  3. Originate; lie within; be present; be located; have potential.
  4. Endure; continue; stay; persist; remain; [fig.] survive.
  5. Occur; happen; appear; become evident; come into being.
  6. Live; have life; have animation.