A Word A Day : Extant
Sunday, 9th December 2007 : Today's Word is ...
( Adjective )
Pronunciation : ek-stánt
1. Still in existence
2. Having existence or being or actuality
Latin exstns, exstant-, present participle of exstre, to stand out : ex-, ex- + stre, to stand
Existing, In Existence, Present, Surviving, Existent, Living
Extinct, Nonextant, Lost
• Three copies of the document are extant
• Purchasing every book extant
that treats of the value of lives, reversions is not a good habit.
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