Synonyms of exist in English:


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

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

2‘he ridicules the intellectual climate that existed at the time’

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’

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