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.
I was very sorry to tell him that the little I had would not subsist us; that it was not sufficient to subsist me alone in the south country, and that this was the reason that made me put myself into the hands of that woman who called him brother, she having assured me that I might board very handsomely at a town called Manchester, where I had not yet been, for about #6 a year; and my whole income not being about #15 a year, I thought I might live easy upon it, and wait for better things.
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.
In general, it may be observed, that although no political relation can subsist between the assenting and dissenting States, yet the moral relations will remain uncancelled.
A large number of people in our country do not have proper place to live, this miserable condition has given birth to a large number of beggars and needy people, every third Pakistani is caught in the poor bracket i.e., some 58.7 million out of a total population of 180 million subsist below the poverty line.
'As you assume the presidency and chart ways to consolidate your country's development trajectory, I wish to reassure you of my personal commitment and that of my government, to continue working closely with you, to further strengthen the bonds of friendship that so happily subsist between our two countries and people,' he said.
'The Wedding Date' actress said that she loved greasy food like burgers and fries and given a chance she could still survive on all of that but unfortunately, while working for 17 hours a day and proving to be a good employee it is not possible to subsist on junk food, People Magazine reported.
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.
Many modern European languages have a word that corresponds to subsistere and shares the same meaning, for example, the English "subsist," the French subsister, the Spanish subsistir, and the Italian sussistere.