Synonyms of subsist in English:


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1‘he subsisted on a university pension’


survive, live, stay alive, exist, eke out an existence, endure

support oneself, cope, manage, fare, get along, get by, get through, make ends meet, make both ends meet, make the grade, keep body and soul together, depend, rely for nourishment, feed

informal keep the wolf from the door, keep one's head above water, make out, hang on

2‘the tenant's right of occupation subsists’


continue, last, persist, endure, prevail, hold out, carry on, live on, live, survive, be in existence, exist, be alive, remain, abide, linger

3‘the effect of genetic maldevelopment may subsist in chromasomal mutation’


lie, reside, have its being, be inherent, rest, dwell, abide, be present, inhere

be attributable to, be ascribable to, be intrinsic to

rare indwell