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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·ist /ɪgˈzɪst/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·ist v. i. [imp. & p. p. Existed; p. pr. & vb. n. Existing.]
 1. To be as a fact and not as a mode; to have an actual or real being, whether material or spiritual.
 Who now, alas! no more is missed
 Than if he never did exist.   --Swift.
    To conceive the world . . . to have existed from eternity.   --South.
 2. To be manifest in any manner; to continue to be; as, great evils existed in his reign.
 3. To live; to have life or the functions of vitality; as, men can not exist in water, nor fishes on land.
 Syn: -- See Be.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?" [syn: be]
      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" [syn: survive,
          live, subsist]