verb (used without object)
together or at the same time.
separately or independently but peaceably, often while remaining rivals or adversaries:
Although their ideologies differ greatly, the two great powers must coexist.
to exist together at the same time or in the same place
to exist together in peace
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But he is also a reminder that musical excellence can coexist alongside prodigious human decency.
Contrasting elements coexist happily in this garden.
Several conditions may overlap or coexist with fibromyalgia, and have similar symptoms.
The point is that they coexist with academic departments.
Rather, he wants to help them coexist more peacefully.
So obviously some dogs coexist with stinging insects without problems.
The history of the past two decades suggests the two can coexist.
Yet the readiness to coexist on both sides may be stronger than is often realised.
The artist has created one of his trademark animated tableaux in which the mundane and the surreal coexist.
On the other hand, there is no reason why the two seafood sectors can't coexist in harmony.
We even have two cats that regularly boss her around and coexist peacefully with her.
Street photography and monumentality would seem to be mutually contradictory, but in his art they coexist.
These two media can coexist and complement one another.
In fact, it could be interpreted as a vision of how varied activities can coexist in harmony.
The question is no longer how to get rid of wolves but how to coexist with them.
Both places had plenty for non-spa-goers to do, meaning couples with diverging enthusiasms could happily coexist.
The quiet splendor and patchwork history of the popular national park offer lessons in how humanity can coexist with nature.
And both may coexist with outright cheaters, who exploit the unwary in one-shot encounters.
Therefore, perhaps the order is important in this debate, where both issues must coexist.
Plants with the variant often coexist in the same locality as plants without it in many parts of the world.
It is amazing how such a pristine ecosystem can coexist in a channel buzzing with shipping activities urban path of light.
The implication, of course, is that the magical world is not a thing of the past but may coexist with ours.
To coexist with these flaws of character requires patience and endurance.
Even so, the two of them happily coexist in the kitchen.
There has got to be a way for both to coexist sharing patients and resources.
Conversations about wringing blood from a washcloth after a shooting coexist with ordinary talk and pastimes on the subway.
Individuals of the two orientations often coexist in the same extended family.
In practice, this means that extremes coexist, jostling each other.
People think they can coexist with these wild animals, but don't realize going into it how wild they really are.
Also, that session beers and extreme beers cannot peacefully coexist on the same shelf or within a brewer's portfolio.
Electronic recordkeeping systems and paper receipts coexist in many environments.
These different measures coexist and often blend but are not always rationalized in experience under one central system.
Hence the controversial plan to allow two wine-making systems to coexist in a single region.
High culture and entertainment can coexist, even within a single work.
It's clear this evil medieval doctrine that they worship cannot coexist peacefully with the modern world.
Or the variants may continue to coexist in their own niches.
The beauty of science can coexist with a shriveled heart.
Basically, the systems seem to coexist quite naturally at equilibrium.
There is no reason why the two cannot coexist and work in conjunction.
Of course, it is possible that evolution would solve this problem in several different ways which would coexist in an equilibrium.
If you look at the holy books as allegory instead of literal fact, the two can coexist quite peacefully.
Within its trademark pink ramparts, casinos and nightclubs coexist with snake charmers and belly dancers.
Development and conservation can coexist in harmony.
Seal hunting and dog sledding coexist with contemporary life in urban settlements.
Many animals have some level of social intelligence, allowing them to coexist and cooperate with other members of their species.
The fact is, the realities coexist: this is a country working to move on amid a shooting war that will not end.
Where ferrets coexist with polecats, hybridization is common.