subsist


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stay alive

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to have being or actuality

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to have reality or life

to maintain existence in a certain way

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Now the same relation that subsists between primary substance and everything else subsists also between the species and the genus to which the primary substance belongs, on the one hand, and every attribute which is not included within these, on the other.
Come, be as easy as you can; I will endeavour to find out some way or other to live; if you can but subsist yourself, that is better than nothing.
As the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster continues to subsist, educators are using the spill as a teachable moment.
Bhutto who preferred to subsist on hunger, rather than surrendering the nuclear programme.
People subsist on a cultural diet of white bread without the crusts" - Jonathan Mills, director of the Edinburgh Festival.
These common victims of greed of the investment bankers, ie, the 20 million workers who will lose jobs, and the 40m more who will have to subsist on $2 per day, across the world, are the real heroes of 2008.
Maybe it is time the Government did something about prices instead of always picking on the British people who are simply struggling to subsist.
I wonder how they would manage to subsist on the wages working-class people have to live on?
However, Sayer said his agency is aware that 52 percent of Indians still live under the poverty line or subsist on the equivalent of less than $1 a day.
Becker named three possible interpretations of subsistit in: "to be realized in," "to subsist in the ontological sense of the Scholastics," and "to remain, to be perpetuated in," and he explained why neither of the first two would make good sense in the context.
So, if inclined, a visitor can park in the subterranean lot upon arrival, never climb behind the wheel again, and subsist quite comfortably.
For these things, which have descended by tajall--and even after their descent remain within the scope (iah) of the origin and subsist in its continuous presence--do not possess anything that the origin lacks.
Humans have been given more than enough to subsist and sustain each other, and those who think otherwise are wearing blinders.
The vast majority of the dead were poor people, those who subsist as small fishermen, those who live in ramshackle huts on or near the beaches, those who service the tourist industry for a paltry wage.
The book chronicles four friends living in Atlanta who subsist by sedating themselves with platinum-level shopping sprees in elite malls.