Barely enough income on which to exist.
The qualities that exist in a person.
An example of to exist is polar bears living in the Arctic Circle.
The refugees barely exist.
One of the worst actors that ever existed.
Old customs that still exist in rural areas.
Origin of exist
- Latin existere, exsistere to come forth, be manifest ex- ex- sistere to stand stā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition