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Existant vs. Existent: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Sumera Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on November 28, 2023
"Existant" is an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is "Existent," referring to something that exists or is in existence.

Which is correct: Existant or Existent

How to spell Existent?

Existant is Incorrect

Existent is Correct

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Key Differences

Associate "Existent" with "existence," dropping the "ce" and adding "t."
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023
Focus on the root word "exist," and simply add "ent" to form "Existent."
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Nov 28, 2023
Remember that "Existent" parallels other words ending in "-ent," like "persistent" or "insistent."
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Nov 28, 2023
The correct spelling does not have an "a" before the "nt."
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023
Think of the term as "Exist-ent" – the state of existing.
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Nov 28, 2023
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Existent Definitions

Currently alive or in existence.
Few existent records from that era remain intact.
Harlon Moss
Oct 02, 2023
Not fictional or imaginary.
Dragons, while popular in stories, are not existent animals.
Sara Rehman
Oct 02, 2023
Being in a specified place or state.
The old manuscripts are existent in the museum's archives.
Janet White
Oct 02, 2023
Having real being or existence.
The mythological creature is not existent in the real world.
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Oct 02, 2023
Having life or being; existing.
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Oct 02, 2023
Existing; having life or being, current; occurring now
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Oct 02, 2023
(archaic) a being or entity that exists independently
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Oct 02, 2023
Having being or existence; existing; being; occurring now; taking place.
The eyes and mind are fastened on objects which have no real being, as if they were truly existent.
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Oct 02, 2023
Having existence or being or actuality;
An attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient
Much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran
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Oct 02, 2023
Being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory;
Real objects
Real people; not ghosts
A film based on real life
A real illness
Real humility
Life is real! Life is earnest!
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Oct 02, 2023
Presently existing in fact and not merely potential or possible;
The predicted temperature and the actual temperature were markedly different
Actual and imagined conditions
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Oct 02, 2023
Present and capable of being perceived or known.
The threat was very much existent and palpable.
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Oct 02, 2023

FAQs

What is the verb form of Existent?

The verb form is "exist."
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Nov 28, 2023

Which vowel is used before Existent?

Typically, the article "an" is used.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Existent?

It's pronounced as /ɪgˈzɪstənt/.
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Nov 28, 2023

Why is it called Existent?

It's called "Existent" because it denotes the state or quality of having existence.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the root word of Existent?

The root word is "exist."
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the singular form of Existent?

"Existent" is already in singular form.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

Is Existent an adverb?

No, "Existent" is not an adverb.
Harlon Moss
Nov 28, 2023

Is Existent an abstract noun?

No, it's primarily an adjective.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

What is the plural form of Existent?

The plural form is "existents."
Harlon Moss
Nov 28, 2023

Which preposition is used with Existent?

"In," as in existent in the universe.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Existent?

No specific conjunction is uniquely associated with "Existent."
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

Is Existent a countable noun?

Not typically; however, when used as a noun, it can be countable as in different existents or entities.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023

Is the Existent term a metaphor?

No.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the second form of Existent?

N/A, as "Existent" is primarily an adjective.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Existent a negative or positive word?

Neutral.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Existent?

The second syllable, "is."
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the first form of Existent?

The word itself, "Existent."
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

Is the word Existent imperative?

No.
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Nov 28, 2023

How do we divide Existent into syllables?

Ex-is-tent.
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Nov 28, 2023

What part of speech is Existent?

"Existent" is primarily an adjective but can also be used as a noun.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

What is another term for Existent?

Extant.
Harlon Moss
Nov 28, 2023

Which determiner is used with Existent?

"This" or "that" can be used.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

Which article is used with Existent?

Both "an" and "the" can be used.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Existent a noun or adjective?

"Existent" is primarily an adjective but can also be used as a noun.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the opposite of Existent?

Nonexistent.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

Is Existent a vowel or consonant?

"Existent" is a word containing both vowels and consonants.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Existent a collective noun?

No.
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Nov 28, 2023

How many syllables are in Existent?

Three syllables.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the third form of Existent?

N/A.
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Nov 28, 2023

How is Existent used in a sentence?

The legend speaks of an existent treasure hidden deep within the cave.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023
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