Definition of "exists" []

  • To have being or reality; to be (verb)
  • To eke out a living; stay alive; survive (verb)
  • To be living; live (verb)
  • To be present under specified conditions or in a specified place (verb)
  • To be actual rather than merely possible (verb)
  • To be a member of the domain of some theory, an element of some possible world, etc (verb)
  • To have contingent being while free, responsible, and aware of one's situation (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of exist. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "exists" in a sentence
  • "But (c) there are also Real Propositions, whose predicates do not mean the same as their subjects, and whose import consists in affirming or denying one of five different kinds of matter of fact: (1) That the subject exists, or does not; as if we say _The bison exists_, _The great auk is extinct_."
  • "˜exists™ (and not ˜does not exist™); and what would be asserted is that it is not the case that Socrates exists."
  • "The term exists as a sort of benchmark in fields ranging from politics to athletics."