Synonyms of subsist in English:


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1‘he subsisted on a university pension’

survive, live, stay alive, exist, eke out an existence, endure
support oneself, cope, manage, fare, get along, get by, get through, make ends meet, make both ends meet, make the grade, keep body and soul together, depend, rely for nourishment, feed
informal keep the wolf from the door, keep one's head above water, make out, hang on

2‘the tenant's right of occupation subsists’

continue, last, persist, endure, prevail, hold out, carry on, live on, live, survive, be in existence, exist, be alive, remain, abide, linger

3‘the effect of genetic maldevelopment may subsist in chromasomal mutation’

lie, reside, have its being, be inherent, rest, dwell, abide, be present, inhere
be attributable to, be ascribable to, be intrinsic to
rare indwell