How to use "extant" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "extant" in popular movie and book plots

  • Japari Park is a large zoo home to extant species, endangered species, extinct species, cryptids and some legendary creatures.  - Kemono Friends
  • The extant fragments of Euripides' Antigone do not reveal much of the plot, but Aristophanes of Byzantium has written that Euripides' play differed from Sophocles' in three major ways: Modern scholars interpret Aristophanes comment to indicate that Euripides' play developed along similar lines to Sophocles', except that Haemon's participation in, or at least knowledge of, Antigone's burial of Polynices led to the happy resolution of their marriage in Euripides' play instead of their deaths in Sophocles' play.  - Antigone (Euripides play)
  • Paulina is then sold by the clinic to a brothel, which is the only functioning institution and extant building in the town and which is presided over by Hortense, a former opera singer, and the old uncle.  - Paulina Is Leaving
  • Two of the extant fragments from the play refer to the oar Odysseus carried to appease the sea god Poseidon.  - Odysseus Acanthoplex
  • In 2007, Trinity College, Dublin professor David Fitzpatrick used the hypothesis and the extant fragments to attempt a reconstruction of the plot of Tereus.  - Tereus (play)
  • Indeed several of the chapters appeared extant in other published forms.  - Young Art and Old Hector
  • Back at the border patrol of Oa's sun, every Lantern extant has been called to await Krona's return, with the notable exception of Mogo.  - Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
  • Above them, a congregation of their extant cousins buzzed about and crawled upon glass.  - The Monstrumologist
  • Several aspects of the plot of Andromeda can be inferred from the extant fragments and references.  - Andromeda (play)
  • In an extant paper, a member of The Twelve, an oligarchy, tells of the history of his civilisation.  - The Grandmothers: Four Short Novels
  • There are two extant fragments of this manuscript.  - The Ointment Seller
  • Once the battle is over, Maezr tells Ender that all battles were real, the children's commands having been relayed to the extant fleet, and that he has destroyed the enemy's home world and ended the war.  - Ender's Game (short story)
  • The episode concerns the "lost" Shakespeare play Love's Labour's Won, which is referred to in more than one historical document, but which may be just an alternative title for an extant play.  - The Shakespeare Code
  • However, already extant suspicions are only strengthened by his guilty manner.  - Cousin Henry
  • It is assumed that one of them had assassinated Ka and taken away the only extant copy of the poems he had written in Kars.  - Snow (Pamuk novel)
  • Phallos proper begins with a Greek epigraph — the "Anaximander fragment," presumably the oldest piece of written Greek philosophy extant from the Ionian presocratics, dating from the last years of the 6th century BCE.  - Phallos (novella)
  • Although this project will not be completed before another predicted pulsar event wipes out all extant species, it is hoped to give the sentient aliens who develop from the aftermath of the coming extinction a better chance at long-term survival.  - Manifold: Space
  • The narrator describes how the story told is a composite of extant commentaries and translations of the works of the original story teller.  - Eaters of the Dead
  • Once the battle is over, Mazer tells Ender that all of the battles were real, the children's commands having been relayed to the extant fleet, and that he has destroyed the enemy's home world and ended the war.  - First Meetings
  • Corso meets with wealthy book collector Boris Balkan (Frank Langella), who has recently acquired a copy of the (fictional) book The Nine Gates of the Kingdom of Shadows by 17th-century author Aristide Torchia, one of only three extant copies.  - The Ninth Gate
  • The underlying assumption for this series, based on theories of stellar evolution extant at the time of the books' writing, is that planets form only rarely, and therefore our First and Second Galaxies, with their many billions of planets, are unique.  - Lensman series
  • When Harshaw tries to explain religion to him, Smith understands the concept of God only as "one who groks", which includes every extant organism.  - Stranger in a Strange Land
  • As the Labourers carry on their duties pouring cement, the Voice of the Silo delivers the only known extant ancient Greek fragment phrase from Phrynichos' play Alcestis referring to Herakles's epic struggle as he is wearing down the body of Death by wrestling with him: at which time a statue of Herakles starts rising from the construction site.  - The Labourers of Herakles

Example sentences for "extant" in interesting articles

  • There are many extant manuscripts written on these, but nearly all of relatively recent date. One of the more intriguing questions about the origin of decimal place-value notation is what connection it had to a much older tradition from a nearby region.  - The oldest "0" in India for which one can assign a definite date
  • Indeed, they'd have let a REAL EC-based PSRG float to the top, since it would have been (even more) widely adopted – having no baggage as did extant example.  - RSA warns developers not to use RSA products
  • Corey charged him according to what the facts of the case merited under extant law.  - How the Drug War Disappeared the Jury Trial
  • If the company that wrote the software goes under (or are nominally extant but stuck in some sort of "development hell"), we can't just wait 130 years for the copyright to expire. On November 23rd, 2016 Anonymous said: I definitely respect your arguments. Looking at existing cases, lots of device manufacturers avoid the GPL.  - Mission Improbable: Hardening Android for Security and Privacy
  • It contains a section called “Socrates’ strangeness” that captures the man in a way that’s much too elegant and confident to be on Quora or Wikipedia. The extant sources agree that Socrates was profoundly ugly, resembling a satyr more than a man—and resembling not at all the statues that turned up later in ancient times and now grace Internet sites and the covers of books.  - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy shows a higher-quality internet is possible
  • Suddenly, we found ourselves staring at the extant movie-production logic of the Hollywood studios.  - How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood
  • No definitive data exist, he says, but the majority of the extant evidentiary scraps support their side.  - 1491 (2002)
  • No definitive data exist, he says, but the majority of the extant evidentiary scraps support their side.  - Life in the Americas Before Columbus (2002)
  • But its servers constitute the nearest extant approximation of his vision of a boundless sea of digital culture.  - Napster: The Heavenly Jukebox (2000)
  • It assumes that you already have ways to contact an extant social network—it takes Facebook for granted, even as it tries to undermine it.  - The Fall of Facebook

Meaning of "extant" in English

  • still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost
    - specimens of graphic art found among extant barbaric folk

Meaning of "extant" in Hindi

  • वर्तमान ( Vartaman, wartaman)
  • प्रचलित ( Prachalit)
  • विद्यमान ( Vidyaman, widyaman)

Antonyms of "extant"

  • extinct
  • nonextant

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