Romney is just barely hanging on by the thinnest thread that exists.
I reject angrily authority that exists without my respect.
Louisiana State University exists first and foremost to educate Louisianans at a reasonable price.
To what extent do you think true self-deception (as opposed to simple bias) exists?
It shows—once again—the vast divide that exists between the rich countries and the poor ones.
No one at home knows about it, no one so much as suspects that it exists.
It exists, and goes forward, becoming a factor in the thought-life of our time.
But the Peace has revealed to us that it exists in every people, every one.
By what their good-humour is produced we know not; but that it exists we are certain.
The source of this information is naturally the Customs Administration, which in Persia exists but in name.
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.