verb (used without object)
to exist; continue in existence.
to remain alive; live, as on food, resources, etc.
to have existence in, or by reason of, something.
to reside, lie, or consist (usually followed by in).
to have timeless or abstract existence, as a number, relation, etc.
to have existence, especially independent existence.
verb (used with object)
to provide sustenance or support for; maintain.
verb (mainly intransitive)
(often foll by on) to be sustained; manage to live: to subsist on milk
to continue in existence
(foll by in) to lie or reside by virtue (of); consist
to exist as a concept or relation rather than a fact
to be conceivable
(transitive) (obsolete) to provide with support
adjective 1. without a definite social structure. adjective 1. lacking a complex or definite social structure
noun, plural societies. 1. an organized group of persons associated together for religious, benevolent, cultural, scientific, political, patriotic, or other purposes. 2. a body of individuals living as members of a community; community. 3. the body of human beings generally, associated or viewed as members of a community: the evolution of human society. 4. a […]
noun 1. the bed or stratum of earth or earthy material immediately under the surface soil. noun 1. Also called undersoil. the layer of soil beneath the surface soil and overlying the bedrock (as modifier): a subsoil plough verb 2. (transitive) to plough (land) to a depth below the normal ploughing level and so break […]
noun 1. one who operates a subsoil plow. 2. subsoil plow.