Synonyms of exist in English:

exist


See definition of exist

verb

1‘animals which existed at some time in the distant past’

SYNONYMS
live, be alive, be living, have life, breathe, draw breath
be, have being, have existence, be extant

2‘the liberal climate that existed during his presidency’

SYNONYMS
prevail, occur, be found, be met with, be in existence
remain, obtain, continue, last, endure
be the case

3‘we had to exist on very little money’

SYNONYMS
survive, subsist, live, stay alive, support oneself, eke out a living, eke out an existence
manage, make do, keep going, struggle along, scrape by, keep one's head above water, make ends meet
informal get by, keep the wolf from the door