Definition of Extant

1. Adjective. Still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost. "Specimens of graphic art found among extant barbaric folk"

Also: Existent, Existing
Similar to: Living, Living, Surviving
Antonyms: Extinct



Definition of Extant

1. a. Standing out or above any surface; protruded.

Definition of Extant

1. Adjective. Still in existence. ¹

2. Adjective. Currently existing; not having disappeared. ¹

3. Adjective. Still alive; not extinct. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Extant

1. still in existence [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extant

exsuction
exsuctions
exsudation
exsudations
exsudative
exsufflate
exsufflation
exsufflations
exsufflicate
exsuscitation
ext.
extacy
extance
extancies
extancy
extant (current term)
extasies
extasy
extatic
extatical
extatically
extatick
extatique
extein
exteins
extelligence
extemporal
extemporally
extemporanean
extemporaneity

Literary usage of Extant

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The oldest extant, and at the same time most extensive and valuable, of these dogmatic compilations, is the " Antiquorum Patrum doctrina de Verbi incar- ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"To the English people themselves, however, there time are extant. From the twelfth and thirteenth centuries comes the highly valuable collection of Morris, ..."

3. A History of Greek Mathematics by Thomas Little Heath (1921)
"List of works still extant. The extant works of Archimedes in the order in which they appear in ..."

4. The English Chronicle Play: A Study in the Popular Historical Literature by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1902)
"The King of Scots is non-extant, but is included because of its historical position. .Marginal figures denote approximate dates of acting. ..."

5. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong, Roul Tunley (1883)
"... examples extant of the truly great and beautiful in po- ~>\ V "' "" ? ... extant in the. five principal languages of Asia." See ¡ Г°С 17091«, ..."

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