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existence - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'existence' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Existence [ n.]
- The state of existing or being; actual possession of being; continuance in being; as, the existence of body and of soul in union; the separate existence of the soul; immortal existence.
- Continued or repeated manifestation; occurrence, as of events of any kind; as, the existence of a calamity or of a state of war.
- That which exists; a being; a creature; an entity; as, living existences.

Meaning of 'existence' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . existence [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the state or fact of existing
Example in sentence:
  • a point of view gradually coming into being;
  • he appeared on the face of the earth one day;
  • laws in existence for centuries
Meaning (2):
- everything that exists anywhere
Example in sentence:
  • the biggest tree in existence;
  • they study the evolution of the universe