If she had appeared 30 years ago, we would have known only about Lana Del Rey, and Lizzy Grant would never have existed to us.
The problem of millions of uninsured has existed in this country since—well, since forever.
It existed in humans, under the name of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy.
This was literally the Avatar of Scandinavia, and yet, I never even knew it existed.
The report concluded that, yes, a “compelling case” existed that the Syrian regime had used a mysterious gas dubbed “Agent 15.”
Haeckel would hardly have existed if Darwin had not existed.
It existed but in two, and in one of these there was a plural executive.
The Dervish dominion was born of war, existed by war, and fell by war.
I have existed in a magic Bohemia, largely of my own making.
I felt there existed no place for me that I had to drive myself in.
c.1600, from French exister (17c.), from Latin existere/exsistere "to step out, stand forth, emerge, appear; exist, be" (see existence). "The late appearance of the word is remarkable" [OED]. Related: Existed; existing.