1. Existence.

1. Existence.NOUN. existence, being, entity, ens [Lat.], esse [Lat.], subsistence.

     reality, actuality; positiveness &c. adj.; fact, matter of fact, sober reality; truth &c. 494; actual existence.

     presence &c. (existence in space) 186; coexistence &c. 120.

     stubborn fact, hard fact; not a dream &c. 515; no joke.

     center of life, essence, inmost nature, inner reality, vital principle.

     [Science of existence], ontology.

     VERB. exist, be; have being &c. n.; subsist, live, breathe, stand, obtain, be the case; occur &c. (event) 151; have place, prevail; find oneself, pass the time, vegetate.

     consist in, lie in; be comprised in, be contained in, be constituted by.

     come into existence &c. n.; arise &c. (begin) 66; come forth &c. (appear) 446.

     become &c. (be converted) 144; bring into existence &c. 161.

     abide, continue, endure, last, remain, stay.

     ADJ. existing &c. v.; existent, under the sun; in existence &c. n.; extant; afloat, afoot, on foot, current, prevalent; undestroyed.

     real, actual, positive, absolute; true &c. 494; substantial, substantive; self-existing, self-existent; essential.

     well-founded, well-grounded; unideal, unimagined; not potential &c. 2; authentic.

     ADV. actually &c. adj.; in fact, in point of fact, in reality; indeed; de-facto, ipso facto.

     PHR. Ad vivum. [Lat.] {“To the life.” }.

     Ita vivam. [Lat.] {Cicero“As I live.” }.

     Dum anima spirabo mea. [Lat.] {Cicero“So long as I live.” }.

     Fluit instar mobilis undæ vita brevis. [Lat.] {“The little time we live in, is always runing on.” }.

     Je pense, donc je suis. [Fr.] {Descartes—Principes de la Philosophie. I. Sec. 7. “I think, therefore I am.” }.

     Cogito, ergo sum [Lat.] {Descartes“I think, therefore I am” }.

     “think’st thou existence doth depend on time?” {Byron—Manfred, Act II. Sc. 1.}.

     Non sine causa. [Lat.] {“Not without reason.” }.


Roget’s Thesaurus 1911. Compiled, edited and supplemented by Nicholas Shea. Dev version 1.5.5 Compiled on: 28 November 2021 at 17:35:01
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