having existence or being or actuality
"an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient"; "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran"
being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory
"real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow
presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
"the predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different"; "actual and imagined conditions"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Alive applies to all degrees of life, from that which shows one to be barely existing or existent as a living thing, as when we say he is just alive, to that which implies the very utmost of vitality and power, as in the words "he is all alive," "thoroughly alive." So the word quick, which began by signifying "having life," is now mostly applied to energy of life as shown in swiftness of action. Breathing is capable of like contrast. We say of a dying man, he is still breathing; or we speak of a breathing statue, or "breathing and sounding, beauteous battle,"
TennysonPrincess can. v, l. 155, where it means having, or seeming to have, full and vigorous breath, abundant life. Compare ACTIVE; ALERT; NIMBLE.
Alive in every nerve; alive to every noble impulse; alive with fervor, hope, resolve; alive through all his being.
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Error is a supposition that pleasure and pain, that intelligence, substance, life, are existent in matter. Error is neither Mind nor one of Mind's faculties. Error is the contradiction of Truth. Error is a belief without understanding. Error is unreal because untrue. It is that which stemma to be and is not. If error were true, its truth would be error, and we should have a self-evident absurdity --namely, erroneous truth. Thus we should continue to lose the standard of Truth.
The whole health care system was non-existent after the civil war.
Engineering is not merely knowing and being knowledgeable, like a walking encyclopedia; engineering is not merely analysis; engineering is not merely the possession of the capacity to get elegant solutions to non-existent engineering problems; engineering is practicing the art of the organized forcing of technological change... Engineers operate at the interface between science and society...
State services are virtually non-existent so volunteers are stepping in. We are doing as much as we can, but there are so many arrivals.
I realized that I shouldn't have to feel non-existent or beg for someone's attention, so I filed for divorce, talking with Mark really led me to the realization that I shouldn't have to beg my husband for attention.
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- настоя́щ, съществу́ващBulgarian
- existentCatalan, Valencian
- existierend, existentGerman
- [[olemassa]] [[oleva]]Finnish
- bestaande, bestaandDutch
- настоя́щий, существу́ющийRussian
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