Translation of exist in Spanish:


existir, v.

Pronunciation /ɪɡˈzɪst/ /ɛɡˈzɪst/

Definition of existir in Spanish

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (be real, actual)
    to cease to exist dejar de existir
    • to continue to exist seguir existiendo
    • that exists only in your mind / imagination solo son imaginaciones tuyas
    • a vacancy exists for a journalist hay una plaza vacante de periodista
    • In other words, knowledge is always of a reality that exists independently of knowers and perceivers.
    • According to one physicist reality only exists because we think it does.
    • Again, it is surprising that the most attractive faces do not even exist in reality.
    • It was fun to see new and wonderful things, things that could never exist in reality.
    • The lottery win seemed like conclusive proof that Kiron existed, but in reality, it was no proof at all.
    • Today every object that existed yesterday is older than it was yesterday.
    • No basis exists for an objection related to paying the taxes or to the level of the taxes to be paid.
    • Whether or not the object of a thought exists, it cannot be the case that a thought has no content, that its content is nothing.
    • The gulf exists objectively and has only deepened as a result of their behaviour.
    • As far as I know no similar analysis of party organizations exists for ethnicity.
    • There is a sense of a world existing objectively, outside the emotional dynamics of the drama.
    • Some objects, now existing in scattered parts of the globe, are brought together.
    • These organizations still exist and try to function despite a general lack of funds.
    • Moreover, it seems that the objects exist independently of the mathematician.
    • What use is an instrument that keeps sending back images of objects that can't possibly exist?
    • This strange phenomena that exists in everyone is widespread all over the world.
    • You had a group of reporters who wanted to prove that the weapons existed because everyone else said that they did not.
    • The discovery suggests that life could exist on planets very different from Earth.
    • Being honest, kind and humane are good ideals to live by whether God exists or not.
    • It was equivalent to saying that gravity did not exist on Earth and then proving it, right in front of her eyes.
  • 2

    to exist on sth
    I'm not living, just existing yo no vivo, vegeto
    • I don't want you to get the idea that I exist on takeaways and ready meals, because I don't.
    • We exist on donations and all volunteers are drawn mainly from local churches.
    • Are we making it so easy for them to exist on begging that they feel no need to do any work?
    • The question is whether we can regard one of them as so abnormal that she is not able to exist on her own.
    • Middle class professionals are now rare as everyone exists from day to day, just surviving.