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synonyms for subsisting

  • get along
  • get by
  • scrape by
  • be
  • breathe
  • continue
  • endure
  • exist
  • last
  • live
  • manage
  • move
  • remain
  • survive
  • sustain
  • barely exist
  • eke out a living
  • eke out an existence
  • hang in
  • hang on
  • hang tough
  • just make it
  • make ends meet
  • make it
  • remain alive
  • ride out
  • stay alive
  • stick it out
  • stick with it
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antonyms for subsisting

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  • cease
  • depart
  • die
  • discontinue
  • halt
  • stop
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How to use subsisting in a sentence

That’s a tall order for anybody, particularly a celebrity who’s subsisted on a diet of praise since he was a teenager.
ETHAN HAWKE TURNS HIS ACTING EXPERIENCE — AND PAST INFIDELITIES — INTO BRILLIANT FICTIONRON CHARLESFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But the novelty of Mosby's mode of warfare consisted chiefly in the manner of subsisting, quartering and protecting his men.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
In relation to the still subsisting war in Europe, my proclamation of the 22d of April, 1793, is the index to my plan.
KEY-NOTES OF AMERICAN LIBERTYVARIOUS
We crawled from place to place, subsisting upon leaves, and now and then begging of the natives a morsel of cocoa-nut.
A NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK, CAPTIVITY AND SUFFERINGS OF HORACE HOLDEN AND BENJ. H. NUTEHORACE HOLDEN
Is it guiding, controlling, giving the rule to commerce, as a subsisting thing or is it putting an end to it altogether?
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
The men go entirely naked, subsisting themselves by hunting and fishing, and passing much of their time in idleness or war.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
The enmity subsisting between the Jews and Samaritans was very ancient in its origin, and exceedingly inveterate in its character.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
The intimacy hitherto subsisting between them was rather increased than otherwise.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
He is in the wilderness, clad in roughest garb, subsisting on poorest fare—a living protest against the luxury of the time.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
But, in fellowship of nature, the essence of God is communicated to the Son in the distinctness of His mode of subsisting.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBSISTING

  • animate
  • around
  • awake
  • breathing
  • cognizant
  • conscious
  • dynamic
  • existing
  • extant
  • functioning
  • growing
  • knowing
  • live
  • living
  • mortal
  • operative
  • running
  • subsisting
  • viable
  • vital
  • working
  • zoetic
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