existent

Definitions of existent
  1. adjective
    having existence or being or actuality
    “an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient”
    synonyms: existing
    active, alive
    in operation
    extant
    still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost
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    Antonyms:
    nonexistent
    not having existence or being or actuality
    extinct
    (of e.g. volcanos) permanently inactive
    absent, lacking, missing, wanting
    nonexistent
    barren, destitute, devoid, free, innocent
    completely wanting or lacking
    nonextant
    no longer existing or inaccessible through loss or destruction
    vanished
    having passed out of existence
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  2. adjective
    being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory
    synonyms: real
    concrete
    capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary
    echt, genuine
    not fake or counterfeit
    actual
    taking place in reality; not pretended or imitated
    actual, factual
    existing in act or fact
    documentary, objective
    emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings, insertion of fictional matter, or interpretation
    historical
    having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    realistic
    aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
    sincere
    open and genuine; not deceitful
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    Antonyms:
    unreal
    lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria
    counterfeit, imitative
    not genuine; imitating something superior
    artificial, unreal
    contrived by art rather than nature
    supernatural
    not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material
    dreamed
    conceived of or imagined or hoped for
    envisioned, pictured, visualised, visualized
    seen in the mind as a mental image
    eye-deceiving, trompe-l'oeil
    creating the illusion of seeing reality
    fabled, legendary
    celebrated in fable or legend
    fabricated, fancied, fictional, fictitious
    formed or conceived by the imagination
    fabulous, mythic, mythical, mythologic, mythological
    based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    fanciful, imaginary, notional
    not based on fact; unreal
    fantastic, fantastical
    existing in fancy only
    hallucinatory
    characterized by or characteristic of hallucination
    illusional, illusionary
    marked by or producing illusion
    illusive, illusory
    based on or having the nature of an illusion
    make-believe, pretend
    imagined as in a play
    unrealistic
    not realistic
    insincere
    lacking sincerity
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  3. adjective
    presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible
    synonyms: actual
    effective
    existing in fact; not theoretical; real
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    Antonyms:
    possible, potential
    existing in possibility
    latent
    potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
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