extant
[ ek-stuhnt ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; Latin from Latin exstant- ‘being visible or prominent, existing’, from the verb exstare, from ex- ‘out’ + stare ‘to stand’
Synonyms
  • alive
  • around
  • existent
Antonyms
  • dead
  • gone
  • extinct
Definition
in existence; still existing; not destroyed or lost
Example
Fortunately for those afraid of them, dinosaurs are no longer extant.
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