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One entry found for extant.
Entry Word: extant
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having being at the present time <a celebrated author who is generally regarded as America's greatest novelist extant>
Synonyms alive, existent, existing, living
Related Words active, busy, flourishing, functioning, operating, working
Near Antonyms defunct, destroyed, exterminated; departed, gone, lost; nonexistent; idle, inactive, inert
Antonyms dead, extinct
2 existing or in progress right now <when people envisage the future, they often base their predictions on the assumption that extant trends will continue indefinitely> -- see PRESENT 1