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EXTANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does extant mean? 

EXTANT (adjective)
  The adjective EXTANT has 1 sense:

1. still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost

  Familiarity information: EXTANT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXTANT (adjective)


Sense 1extant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost

Context examples:

extant manuscripts / specimens of graphic art found among extant barbaric folk

Similar:

living (still in active use)

living; surviving (still in existence)

Also:

existent; existing (having existence or being or actuality)

Antonym:

extinct (no longer in existence; lost or especially having died out leaving no living representatives)


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