Living vs Existent - What's the difference?

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Living is a related term of existent.


As adjectives the difference between living and existent

is that living is having life while existent is existing; having life or being, current; occurring now.

As nouns the difference between living and existent

is that living is (uncountable) the state of being alive while existent is (archaic) a being or entity that exists independently.

As a verb living

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

living

English

(wikipedia living)

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Having life.
  • * :
  • It is also pertinent to note that the current obvious decline in work on holarctic hepatics most surely reflects a current obsession with cataloging and with nomenclature of the organisms—as divorced from their study as living entities.
  • In use or existing.
  • Hunanese is a living language.
  • Of everyday life.
  • These living conditions are deplorable.
  • True to life.
  • This is the living image of Fidel Castro.
  • He almost beat the living daylights out of me.

    Antonyms

    * dead * nonliving

    Derived terms

    * living death * living end * livingly * living room * living thing * living will

    Noun

  • (uncountable) The state of being alive.
  • Financial means; a means of maintaining life; livelihood
  • What do you do for a living ?
  • A style of life.
  • plain living
  • (canon law) A position in a church (usually the Church of England) that has attached to it a source of income. The holder of the position receives its revenue for the performance of stipulated duties.
  • Derived terms

    * make a living

    Statistics

    * English intensifiers

    existent

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • existing; having life or being, current; occurring now
  • Synonyms

    * existing

    Antonyms

    * nonexistent

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) a being or entity that exists independently
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