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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
actual, alive, around, as is, being, contemporaneous, contemporary, current, existent, extant, fresh, immanent, immediate, in being, in effect, in existence, in force, instant, latest, living, modern, new, on foot, present, present-age, present-day, present-time, prevalent, running, subsistent, subsisting, that be, that is, topical, under the sun, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute
Dictionary Results for existing:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: presently existing; "the existing system"
    2: 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" [syn: existent, existing] [ant:
    3: existing in something specified; "depletion of the oxygen
       existing in the bloodstream"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Exist \Ex*ist"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Existed; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Existing.] [L. existere, exsistere, to step out or forth,
   emerge, appear, exist; ex out + sistere to cause to stand, to
   set, put, place, stand still, fr. stare to stand: cf. F.
   exister. See Stand.]
   1. To be as a fact and not as a mode; to have an actual or
      real being, whether material or spiritual.
      [1913 Webster]

            Who now, alas! no more is missed
            Than if he never did exist.           --Swift.
      [1913 Webster]

            To conceive the world . . . to have existed from
            eternity.                             --South.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. To be manifest in any manner; to continue to be; as, great
      evils existed in his reign.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. To live; to have life or the functions of vitality; as,
      men can not exist in water, nor fishes on land.

   Syn: See Be.
        [1913 Webster]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
existing \existing\ adj.
   1. having existence or being or actuality; as, much of the
      beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet
      Union and Iran. Opposite of nonexistent. [Narrower
      terms: active, alive; extant, surviving] Also See:

   Syn: existent.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   2. Present. Opposite of absent.
      [WordNet 1.5]

   3. Presently existing; as, the existing system.
      [WordNet 1.5]

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