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Adjective: existing  ig'zis-ting
  1. Currently in existence
    "the existing system"
  2. Existing in something specified
    "depletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream"
  3. Having existence, being or actuality
    "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran";
    - existent
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