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Adjective: existing  ig'zis-ting
  1. Having existence, being or actuality
    "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran";
    - existent
  2. Currently in existence
    "the existing system"
  3. Existing in something specified
    "depletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream"
Verb: exist  ig'zist or eg'zist
  1. Have reality; have an existence, be extant
    - be
  2. Support oneself, esp. at a minimal level
    "he could barely exist on such a low wage";
    - survive, live, subsist

See also: active, alive, being, beingness, existence, extant, face of the earth, present

Encyclopedia: Existing